WHOA! We bet you didn't know these FACTS about Taarak Mehta actors

 FACTS about Taarak Mehta actors

Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah (Neela Telefilms) 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! These unknown facts about Taarak Mehta actors will amaze you. Read on:

Disha Vakani and Mayur Vakani are siblings in real life: The brother-sister jodi of Daya and Suderlal are real-life siblings. Perhaps that’s why they get the emotional scenes bang on.

Mandar Chandwadkar is an engineer by profession: Mandar aka Aatmaram Tukaram Bhide, who plays a teacher on the show, is an engineer in real life.

Champaklal is younger than Jethalal in actual life: Amit Bhatt, who plays Jetha’s father Champaklal, is in fact, younger than his onscreen son (Dilip Joshi) in real life! 

Bhavya Gandhi and Samay Shah are cousin brothers: Young actors, Tappu (Bhavya Gandhi) and Gogi (Samay Shah), are real-life cousin brothers.

Popatlal is married with three kids: The eternal bachelor of the show, Popatlal (Shyam Pathak), who is always worried about his marriage, is happily married with three kids off screen.

Tanuj Mahashabde was one of the writers of the show. His role, Iyer, was created by Dilip Joshi: Actor Anuj used to be a writer of the show, before playing the wildly popular character of Iyer. When Dilip Joshi saw Munmun Dutta and Anuj together on the sets, he suggested the two play a Bengali-Tamilian couple.

Bagha has been a taxi and rickshaw driver on the show: The very talented Bagha, who works in Jethalal’s shop, has earlier appeared as a rickshaw and taxi driver on the show. 

Gogi’s (Gurucharan Singh) reel name is Roshan’s real name: Roshan’s real name is Gurucharan Singh, which is the on screen name of his son!

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Priya ahuja who plays Rita reporter in Tarak Mehta is married to the director of the show Malav rajda

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