Published: Tue, July 10, 2018

Dr Hathi of 'Tarak Mehta Ka Oolta Chasma' dies of heart attack

Dr Hathi of 'Tarak Mehta Ka Oolta Chasma' dies of heart attack

Kavi Kumar Azaad, who essayed the role of Dr Haathi, has passed away due to a massive cardiac arrest. He was unwell since few days and last night he slipped into coma, he breathed last an hour ago. "We lost him to a massive cardiac arrest today morning", Mr Modi said in a statement, IANS reported.

Expressing shock over his demise the show's producer, Asit Kumar Modi, said, "He was an unbelievable actor and a very positive person".

Speaking on his sad demise, Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah producer and promoter Asit Kumar Modi said that he was a talented actor and a positive person. Azad played a pivotal role in Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah that made it to the Guinness Book of World Records for "airing the highest number of episodes" on television, both original and repeat. He always used to come for shoot even when he was sick. He called today morning saying that he is not well and will not be able to come for shoot.

The post Kavi Kumar Azad Aka Dr Hansraj Hathi Of Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah Passes Away! appeared first on Popdiaries.

Apart from making people laugh with his comic acts in TMKOC, Azad had also worked in several Bollywood movies including Amir Khan's Mela and Fantoosh. It airs from Monday to Friday on SAB TV.

The show is based on the column Duniya Ne Oondha Chashma written by columnist and journalist Taarak Mehta for Gujarati weekly magazine Chitralekha.

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