‘Tarak Mehta Ka Oolta Chashma’, which went on-air on 28 July 2008 become one of the most loved television comedy show. The light hearted family show secured a special place in the hearts of the Indian TV audience of all age groups with its fun and family oriented plot. In all these years, this ‘Gokuldham’ society has become a major part of our family and all credits goes to its stars who do justice to the characters they play. Well, today we are going to tell you some interesting facts about the show which we bet you didn’t knows.
1. Daya Ben and Sundar are siblings in real life
Daya Ben aka Disha Vakani and Sundarlal aka Mayur Vakani are real life siblings. Mayur is younger to Disha and they have beautiful chemistry both on-screen and off-screen.
2. Champaklal is younger than Jethala in real life
Amit Bhatt aka Champaklal Gada in the show is actually younger than Dilip Joshi aka Jethalal Gada, who plays his on-screen son.
3. Tapu and Gogi are cousin brothers
Young actors, Tappu (Bhavya Gandhi) and Gogi (Samay Shah), are real-life cousin brothers.
4. Bhide is an engineer by profession in real life
Mandar Chandwadkar who is portraying the role of Bhide, a teacher on-screen is actually an engineer by profession.
5. Popatlal is a married man in reality
Popatlal, who has been enacting the role of a bachelor till now, is a married man in reality. He is not only married but is also the father of three young children.
6. Iyer role was one of the writers of the show. His role actually created by Jethalal
Iyer aka Tanuj Mahashabde was a writer of the show at first. Jethalal Gada actually created the role of Iyer Subramaniam. When Jethalal saw Iyer and Babita aka Munmun Dutta together on the set, he was the one who gave the idea of Tamilian-Bengali couple.
7. Bagha was not a permanent artist on the show
Bagha aka Tanmay Vekaria was not the permanent actor in the show. He used to give guest appearances as a taxi driver earlier in the show.
8. Sundarlal is actually an artist
Sundarlal aka Mayur Vakani is actually an artist from Gujarat. He was the main artist for the decoration during Xi Jing Ping’s visit. He also plays a vital role in the Gujarat’s jhanki to be displayed in the Republic Day Parade in Delhi. He also made a statue of PM Narendra Modi and gifted it to him when he became the Prime Minister. He also made a suit for him which was so much in news. Later, that suit was auctioned.