Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah has announced the introduction of two new actors to its cast. The actors – Sunayana Fozdar and Balvinder Singh Suri will be playing the roles of Anjali Mehta and Sodhi respectively in the show now. Both are experienced actors who have acted in several TV shows and films in the past. The actors were selected after rigorous rounds of audition and have gone through several mock shoots to ensure that they seamlessly transition into their respective characters. The actors will soon make their entry on the screen during the Ganesh festival to be celebrated on the show.
Sunayana who is stepping into shoes of Neha Mehta to play Anjali says, “It is an honour to be part of a TV serial that is loved so much not only in India but also globally. I am thankful to Asit Ji for having faith in me to play the role of Anjali Mehta. The character of Taarak Mehta’s wife is integral to the show as is every other character. It was a challenge to fit into the character which has been so successful and popular for over 12 years, but the team has been extremely supportive. I will strive to maintain the character’s essence, as much a loving wife as she is conscious about health and dishing out healthy diets for Taarak". Also read: Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah's Neha Metha Aka Anjali Breaks Her Silence On Her Exit; Says, 'Show Must Go On'
Whereas Balvinder Singh who is replacing Gurucharan Singh said, “Sodhi’s character in the show is jovial, bursting with life, loves his wife and son dearly, and is the kind of friend who his neighbours can rely on for anything. But most importantly, the character is that of a Sardar Ji, a Punjabi, and I being one will definitely help me ease into the character seamlessly. At the same time, I also wish to thank the creative team for their support in helping me smoothly transition into the nuances of character, the style, and the traits. I am grateful to Asit Bhai for giving me this wonderful opportunity to be part of an iconic show". Also read: Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah: Balwinder Singh Suri Begins Shooting As New Sodhi- EXCLUSIVE
Meanwhile, Neha Mehta who played Anjali for 12 years wrote in her post, "Hello everyone, and thank you for everything. I've worked 12 amazing years at this amazing show (Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah), and I am forever thankful for the beautiful career I've had. To my amazing respected Asit Kumar Modi Ji, co-stars,tmkoc whole team, I appreciate the hard work you've done completing some of our beautiful journey. I've never had so much fun before. I am so glad to be part of this show, but I will miss the spontaneity of the work and generosity of such brilliant colleagues. Thank you again and all the best for the future. Show must go on".
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