Dr. Hathi’s Death: Team Taarak Mehta Goes Numb With Shock

Team Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah has issued a statement expressing grief at the loss of their beloved member Kavi Kumar Azaad, who played Dr Hathi on the show

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Dr. Hathi’s Death: Team Taarak Mehta Goes Numb With Shock

Kavi Kumar Azaad, who essayed the role of Dr Hansraj Hathi in Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah died after a massive cardiac arrest this morning.

a still from taarak mehta ka oolta chashma
A Still From Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah

After the shocking news, the show’s team issued a statement which reads:

We are very sad to inform loss of our senior actor Kavi Kumar Azaad. He was playing the character of Dr Hathi in TMKOC. 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," says Asit Kumarr Modi, the show’s producer.

The actor was unwell for three days and was rushed to Wokhardt Hospital at Mira Road when he complained of uneasiness. He was declared dead on arrival.

asit kumar modi
Asit Kumar Modi

The shoot of the show at Film City has been cancelled after the team learnt of this news.

Image Source: facebook/tmkoc & twitter/asitkumarmodi

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