Birth: 29-09-1957 ,
Darshan Jariwala is a Gujarati and Bollywood film, television and stage actor. He currently stars in the show 'Saas Bina Sasural' which airs on Sony TV as Chhedilal (Chhedi) Chaturvedi. He is a noted actor of Gujarati theatre, son of a veteran Gujarati actress Leela Jariwala (a contemporary of Dina Pathak). He has acted in films as well as on Indian television. One of his most remembered Gujarati TV serials is 'Narasimha Mehta', the celebrated poet and disciple of Lord Krishna. His role of Mahatma Gandhi in the 2007 film 'Gandhi, My Father', put him on the international map.

His Gujarati plays include 'Hatheli Par Baat Baaki', 'Patro Mitro', 'Mulraj Mansion' and 'Andhalo Pato'. He acted in a Hindi play 'Uncle Samjha Karo' and in English theatre 'Going Solo 2'. He has acted in Hindi films like 'Honeymoon Travels Pvt Ltd', 'Guru', & 'Aap Ka Suroor', Raajneeti, etc.

Feroz Abbas Khan (director of Gandhi, My Father and a veteran theatre personality) had approached him for Gandhi's role in his famous play Mahatma v/s Gandhi but due to date problems, the actor had to let go of the project. However, Feroz was bent on casting him as Gandhi & again approached him for 'Gandhi, My Father', which finally materialized.