In a very shocking news, Actor Kavi Kumar Azaad who plays the role of Dr Hansraj Hathi in Sab TV’s popular show Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashma suffered a mssive heart attack in the early morning on July 9, 2018 and then he was admitted to Wockhardt Hospital in Mira Road, Mumbai. Later, he passed away on Monday afternoon.
According to reports, the actor was going to attend a meeting today with the entire star cast along with the producer of the show. Later, Azaad informed the producer of the show about his bad health and hence opted out of the meeting. Around 11-12 PM, he suffered a major heart attack.
Sources confirm that the actor was unwell for 3 days and had slipped into coma last night.
A few hours ago, the official Twitter handle of the Comedy Show shared a message and wrote, “Team
#TMKOC & #NeelaTeleFilms regrets to inform about the loss of ur beloved Kavi Kumar Azaad aka @DrHaathi_TMKOC. He was a talented actor with an optimistic personality who never missed a chance to make people smile. Thank you for all the fun-filled laughter memories #RIPDrHathi”
Team #TMKOC & #NeelaTeleFilms regrets to inform about the loss of ur beloved Kavi Kumar Azaad aka @DrHaathi_TMKOC. He was a talented actor with an optimistic personality who never missed a chance to make people smile. Thank you for all the fun-filled laughter memories #RIPDrHathi pic.twitter.com/90REKDNlTI
— TMKOC (@TMKOC_NTF) July 9, 2018
Praising Mr. Azaad, Asit Kumar Modi, the producer of the show said, “He was an amazing actor and a very positive person. He truly loved the show and always came for the shoots, even if he was not feeling well.”
Shocked with his sudden demise, Modi said, “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.”
Further, Dilip Joshi who plays the role of Jethalal said,“I am in London, I have no idea about this sad news. Even I am getting calls from everywhere and it is very shocking. I need to find out what happened.”
Well, the man was popular for for his dialogue, “Sahi Baat Hai” and and we are definitely going to miss his presence.
The show is widely popular in India and many other nations. Indeed the news has left everyone shocked. Check out the reactions of fans on Twitter:
Really miss him from Pakistan ??
— Ahmed (@Ahmed76088864) July 9, 2018
Still in shock, Tmkoc will not be the same tmkoc now?
— S-R-KT-ian (@SRK_SRT) July 9, 2018
his dialogue sahi bat hey aaj galat hogaya hey ?
WE MISS YOU ?
— Nabin Basnet (@being_nb) July 9, 2018
He will be missed..?
— Akshara (@akshi_nair) July 9, 2018
RIP sir we will miss you sir .. When i was heard that news that u r passed away so i am hurted very much to hear that news we will miss u sir Dr hansraj hathi ????
— Rishabh kumar (@HrishabhKumar12) July 9, 2018
To those who don’t know, Kavi has earlier worked in films like Mela, starring Aamir Khan and Twinkle Khanna and in Paresh Rawal’s Funtoosh.
In 2009, Kavi had replaced actor Nirmal Soni as Dr Hathi who played the role for a year.
Yes, the man was great from heart and his funny character of Dr Hansraj Hathi will be always remembered in our memories for life. May his soul Rest In Peace.
Well, Tarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah is a very popular show which has been ruling the TRP charts since its beginning and it is the only comedy show in the top 10 shows list.
Check out one of the popular episodes featuring Dr. Hathi: