Fans of Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah went into mourning as news floated in that Dr. Hathi was no more. Actor Kavi Kumar Azad played the role on the show. On July 9, the actor breathed his last in a Mira Road Hospital. He suffered a cardiac arrest. The team shares a strong interpersonal bond and were left in shock after his untimely and tragic demise.
Everyone is yet to get over the news and he is being missed on the sets of the show. Now, as a mark of respect to Kavi, the makers have decided to do away with the grand celebration party that was being planned for the show’s tenth anniversary. A tribute was paid to the actor on the show by producer Asit Modi. The hugely loved sitcom would have completed 10 years on July 28. It started airing on SAB TV from July 28. As per reports, a small puja may be organized on the sets but the gala party has been canceled.
It seems the makers have also dropped the idea of shooting the next schedule of the show at the famous Vaishno Devi shrine in Jammu. It seems producer Asit Modi after visiting the place felt that it was impossible to shoot there with such a huge cast. As of now, there is no clarity on whether a new actor will fill in the spot left by Azad. Buzz was Nirmal Soni who earlier played the role would be approached. But he said that no one called him so far.