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Dalip Tahil is an Indian film, television and theatre actor. He did his schooling from the elite Sherwood College in Nainital, India and later graduated from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh.
Dalip Tahil initially made his foray into theatres in Prithvi Theatre's bestselling play Pakke Dhagge opposite Sanjana Kapoor daughter of Shashi Kapoor. He then got a small role in the 1974 National Award winning movie Ankur. He went onto acting in small and minor roles in films like Trishul (as the henchman of Prem Chopra's Character) and Kaala Patthar (as a mineworking friend of Sharat Saxena's character).
In 1980, he got a break in Shaan as a minor villain. This was followed by a small role in Richard Attenborough's Gandhi where he briefly appeared as a freedom associate of Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru.