Television performing artist Kavi Kumar Azad, who was best known for his part of Dr Hansraj Haathi in the well-known sitcom Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashma, kicked the bucket on Monday evening subsequent to affliction a heart failure. Azad was unwell and was conceded at Wockhardt Hospital at Mira Road.
He assumed the part of Dr Haathi on the show for very nearly eight years having supplanted on-screen character Nirmal Soni, who was the part of the show’s origin, in 2009.
The show’s maker, Asit Kumarr Modi, affirmed the news of the on-screen character’s demise. “We are very sad to inform loss of our senior actor Kavi Kumar Azaad. He was playing the character of Dr Hathi in Taarak Mehta Ka Oolta Chashma. We lost him to a massive cardiac arrest today morning. He was an amazing actor and a very positive person. He truly Loved the show and always came for the shoot even if he was not feeling well. He called today morning that he is not well and will not be able to come for a shoot. And later we got the news that he passed away. We are all too numb to say anything,” Asit Kumarr Modi said in a statement.
Taarak Mehta’s rep uncovered that regardless of being unwell throughout a previous couple of days, Kavi was all the while revealing for the shoot of the show.“He spoke to Asit on a phone that he won’t be coming for the shoot today as he was unwell. He has been unwell for the last few days but still reporting for work.”
Aside from taking a shot at the little screen, Azad had additionally highlighted in a couple of movies including Aamir Khan’s Mela and Funtoosh.
He was a necessary piece of Taarak Mehta that has influenced it to the Guinness To book of World Records for ‘airing the most elevated number of scenes’ on TV, both unique and rehash. On June 28 this year, the cast and team celebrated not the finish of 2500 scenes but rather towards the show’s 5000th scene.