After Raj Anadkat, Shailesh Lodha left TMKOC as he wanted to try his hands at other projects.
Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah continues to be the most loved Indian sitcom. The show recently completed 14 years of its run and its popularity is yet to go down. However, if ratings are kept aside, lately, a lot of unfavourable changes are happening in the show. Recently, Sachin Shroff replaced Shailesh Lodha in the titular character, which hasn’t been received well by fans. Amid it, Shyam Pathak aka Popatlal has shared an exciting update. Keep reading to know more.
After Raj Anadkat, Shailesh Lodha left TMKOC as he wanted to try his hands at other projects. As per some reports, he had differences with producer Asit Kumarr Modi. As the show must go on, Shailesh is now replaced by Sachin Shroff but fans are yet to accept him as their beloved Mehta Sahab. It is learnt that the introduction of new faces will keep happening and none other than Popatlal has spilled beans.
Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah: Shailesh Lodha, who played Mehta Sahab on TMKOC quit the show earlier this year. Seems like the makers have found his replacement. Know all about the new cast here.
Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashma fame Shailesh Lodha aka Taarak Mehta has quit the show after being associated with it for almost 14 years. ever since he left the show, new names have been cropping up suggesting his replacement. The latest one is of Jaineeraj Rajpurohit. speculations around him entering the show railed up after he posted a photo of himself dressed as ‘Mehtab Sahab’ from TMKOC. however, an official confirmation from the makers and the actors are yet to come.
First aired on July 28, 2008, ‘Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah’ is one of the popular sitcoms which deals with societal issues. It was one of the TV shows that tried to create awareness about the Covid pandemic by adapting it in its storyline.
Excited by the return of ‘Mehta Sahab’, fans welcomed actor Sachin Shroff to the show. One of them commented, “Welcome to tmkoc family @sachinshroff1 Mehta Ji🙏🏻” Many just left the name of the actor in the comments section. The speculations around Shroff joining the show as Taarak have been going around for some time now. The actor was last seen in Star Plus’s show Ghum Hai Kisi Ke Pyaar Mein.
However, a few fans also demanded the return of Shailesh Lodha as Taarak. They mentioned how much they miss him in the show. One of them wrote, “Old tarak mehta is best👍”. Another added, “Shailesh lodha plz come back in Tmkoc show.” An Instagram user also added, “Miss you Sailesh Lodha sir and disha vakani ma’am.”
The latest promo for the show, shared on Instagram, shows Anjali Mehta (Taarak’s wife) walking away as we hear a man’s voice singing the Ganesha aarti at the society pandal. The caption for the video read as, “Aakhir kaun kar raha hai Ganpati Bappa ki Aarti Janane ke liye dekhte rahiye (Who is doing the Ganpati arti? Stay tuned to find out) #TaarakMehtaKaOoltahChashmah, Mon-Sat raat 8:30 baje. #TMKOCMiniIndia #GokuldhamUniverse #Ganpati #GaneshChaturthi.” We get to see hands and eyes of the man but not his face. Fans were quick to make guesses and claim it is Sachin Shroff who will step into the shoes of Shailesh and essay the role of Taarak Mehta in the show.
Salary Per Episode of New Taarak Mehta In TMKOC : It is learnt that Sachin Shroff gets his salary for TMKOC in the form of per day. He’s charging 25,000-30,000 rupees as his per-day fees. It’s said that the amount is much less than his co-stars, which is understood considering he is yet to achieve fame among fans with his portrayal of Taarak Mehta.