Most people don’t figure out who the person is when they hear the name Daya Shankar Pandey. However, mentioning Goli of Lagaan fame will make you understand what a great actor he is. His versatile acting skills make him a favourite actor . Some of his known works in Ashutosh’s movies are Swades, Pehla Nasha, Lagaan and Baazi. He was born in the year 1965 and has acted in numerous TV serials and movies. Right from his college days in the Mithibhai college, Mumbai he is an acting star. He even acted in serials Bhagyashree and Kachchi Dhoop.
His past roles in television are Shanidev in Mahima Shanidev Ki, Surjeet Sin Veera, and Lakulish in Devo Ka Dev—Mahadev. At present, he is seen in the TV serial Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah, aired on Sab TV. He plays the character of Inspector Chalu Pandey. He even acts in a new serial named , aired on & TV, where he has a negative role of Vibhor’s Tauji. The role is comedy, and he manages to impress audiences and the other actors on the platform. Coming to the movies, some of his notable performances can be seen in Gangaajal, Raajneeti, Kaal, and Apharan.