Gujarati Writer 'Tarak Mehta's' Death

Posted by The Open Page | 7th April 2017

Gujarati playwright and humourist “Taarak Mehta”, who has inspired the immensely popular ‘Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashma’, passed away this morning at the age of 87. He was reportedly suffering from prolonged illness. Taarak Mehta was best known for his popular Gujarati column Duniya Ne Undha Chasma (Chitralekha), which is said to be the inspiration behind SAB TV's show Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah. In 2015, he was awarded the Padma Shri.

India lost his one more of its humorist writer and the television industry as well as political leaders convey their condolences to this loss. May his soul rest in peace.

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