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‘Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah’ team pays last respect to TV actor Kavi Kumar Azad aka Dr Hathi


TV actor Kavi Kumar Azad aka Dr Hathi died yesterday at Mira Road’s hospital and on Tuesday afternoon the funeral procession took place. Almost entire cast of ‘Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah’ was present for his last rites.

He is best known for his portrayal of Dr Hansraj Haathi in ‘Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah’ show, he was in the show since nine years. However, Azad died due to cardiac arrest at Mira Road’s Wokhardt Hospital. He was not married and he was living with his mom, dad, sister and brother.

“We are very sad to inform loss of our senior actor Kavi Kumar Azaad. He was playing the character of Dr Hathi in Taarak Mehta Ka Oolta Chashma. 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,” the show’s producer, Asit Kumarr Modi, said in a statement.

Miss You Azad 😔😔😔 #Bollywood#TMKOC#kavikumarazad#rip

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