The show Taarak Mehta Ka Oolta Chashma is a laugh riot and how we adore the characters and their ace acting. It is one of the most watched and loved shows of the Indian television ever. But the sad news is that the playwright who was the real inspiration behind the serial has passed away recently. Gujarati playwright Taarak Mehta was a popular Gujarati humorist and was a famous name in popular culture. The veteran passed away on Wednesday due to old age. He was 88 years old.
Taarak Mehta was an accomplished dramatist who had penned down the script of the drama Dhuniya Ne Undha Chashma which was a popular drama on Gujarati stage. This inspired the serial makers to make the serial by the name Taarak Mehta Ka Oolta which turned out to be a laugh riot for the family. It will be remembered as one of the most hilarious comic shows in the history of TV.
In 2010, the show Taarak Mehta Ka Oolta Chashmah beat Balika Vadhu to become the most watched shows on the TV. The show was consistently in high rating despite of the cricket leagues to come as the highest ranking serial that year. Ever since it’s commencement in the year 2010, it has been amongst the top ranking ones in the country with a consistent high TRP rate. In 2016, the show was in the fourth position in the most watched shows of the year. The actors of the show have been awarded with many awards till now and got huge popularity and recognition.