Dr Haathi of Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashma aka Kavi Kumar Azad passes away!
Television actor Kavi Kumar Azad, who was best known for his part of Dr Hansraj Haathi in the popular sitcom Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashma, passed on Monday evening subsequent to misery a heart failure. Azad was unwell and was admitted at Wokhardt Hospital at Mira Road. The show’s maker, Asit Kumarr Modi, confirmed the news of the actor’s death.
“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 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 reveled that despite of being unwell throughout the previous couple of days, Kavi was still reporting for the shoot of the show. “He addressed Asit on telephone that he won’t be cooming to the shoot today as he was unwell. He has been unwell throughout the previous couple of days but still reporting for work.”
Aside from working on small screen, Azad had additionally highlighted in a couple of movies including Aamir Khan’s Mela and Funtoosh.
He was an integral part of Taarak Mehta that hasmade it to the Guinness To book of World Records for‘airing the highest number of episodes’ on television, both original and repeat. On June 28 this year, the cast and team celebrated not the finish of 2500 scenes but rather towards the show’s 5000th episode.
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