Dilip Raj is a Famouse TV serial artist. During his College, he used to be a dancer and choreographer, and took part in a play as a lead actor for which he won the third best actor and this forced him to join amateur theatre and got associated with theatre groups like Nataranga and Drishti.
In that circles, he came in contact with theatre and television actress Nanditha who introduced him to television and debuted in Kambada Mane followed by Janani. After finishing his degree he decided to act. He acted in popular Serials like Janani, Ardha Satya Rangoli, Kumkuma Baghya, Mangalya and Preetigaagi etc.
Dilip Raj loved playing a character of Aditya in Malebillu. Currently he is working in Rathasapthami serial, it is based on a true incident. When he was doing Kumkuma Bhagya serial he got a offer from the makers of the film Boyfriend to do a role. During this film mahurata media mistook that Dilip Raj was doing the lead role in this film because of these suggestions he bagged the lead role.
After two years break, again he returned to television with a negative role in Mangalya. Simultaneously he started working in Malebillu. Again he got an offer to act as a villain in film Milana. Immediately he got an offer in 7 o'clock and Kshana Kshana movies in which he performed well but he didnt get any offers after Kshana Kshana.
Later, he got back to television with Rathasapthami serial. During that time Director Prashanth offered him Love Guru film. Television industry has been very supportive when he was doing Gaana Bajanaa. He played the brother of a goon in the film and sport a toned body, beard and long hair. He have the mass hero look and have worked for four months for it.
Dilip Raj have acted with Anath Nag in Preeti Illada Mele and also been a part of T N Seetharams productions. He also did reality shows named as D for Danger and dance show Kuniyona Baara. He assisted Jayanth as a director in the serial Sahagamana. Now, he is doing a film titled Dandam Dashagunam and for future he also has a plan to direct a movie