Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah has been engaging audiences for over a decade. It continuous to be the number one show on SAB TV, despite many newer shows popping up. So what makes the cult comedy so successful? Its actors, of course! The actors of this show have become household names in India.
Today, we are going to tell you some lesser known facts about Tarak Mehta Ka Ulta Chasma actors that will amaze you.
1- The idealistic Babuji is actually younger than Jethalal Gada. He is junior to his onscreen son Jethalal Gada.
2- Do you that Jethalal annoying brother in law Sunderlal is the real brother of Dayaben aka Disha Vakani. The real-life sibling portrays the same relation on the television screen.
3- Tappu i.e Bhavya Gandhi was the highest paid child artist in Television Industry as he charged Rs. 10,000 per episode until he left the show.
4- The strict teacher Atmaram Tukaram Bhide is an engineer in real life. His real name is Mandar Chandwadkar, and he is also a good singer.
5- Now this one is epic! The eternal bachelor of the show popular is happily married in real life and have three beautiful kids. Moreover, the patrakar in real life is a charted accountant.
6- The actor who plays jobless brother-in-law in the show is actually an artist in real life. He has done M.A. in Indian Culture and Diplomas in Sculpture and Drama. He plays a major role in designing the annual Jhakis of Gujarat for the republic day.
7- Tanuj Mahashabde used to be the writer of the show. However, on the insistence of Dilip Joshi, he got ready to play the character of Iyyer. He is not a south Indian in real life as he is from Maharastra.
8- Do you know that Tappu and Gogi are cousins in real life? Yes, Bhavya Gandhi and Samay Shah are cousins.
9- Before this show, Munmun Datta aka Babita jee and Dilip Joshi had already done a show named “Hum Sab Barati.”
10- Dilip Joshi who plays the main character of the show Jetha Lal was initially approached to play Champak Lal’s which he refused to play. Later on, he was hired to play Jetha Lal.
11- Nattu kaka played by Ghanshyam Nayak is famous Gujarati actor and has worked in many films.
12- Munmun Datta who plays Babita character on screen is the youngest member in all adults. She was only 20 years when she joined the show.
13- Dilip Joshi had also won ‘Best Actor Award’ twice from the Indian National Theatre during his college days.
14- Disha Vakani famously known as Daya Ben of ‘Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah’, is a graduate in Dramatic Arts has done many shows and theatre in Gujarat before debuting in the industry.
15- Bagha who works on Jetha Lal shop had earlier been a part of this show. He was seen playing taxi driver and informer in the show before playing a fixed character.
16- Shailesh Lodha who plays writer & presenter in the show is in real life too he is a writer & poet. And up to now, he has written four books.
17- Disha Vakani’s her father has also been seen playing several roles in the show. He played champak lal cousin in one of the episodes.
18- Priya Ahuja Rajda (Rita Shrivastav) is the real wife of the director of TMKOC, Malav Rajda.
19- Disha Vakani’s mother also once made an appearance on the show.
20- Roshan’s real name is Gurucharan Singh, which is the on-screen name of his son!