Yesterday, the sad news of sudden demise of popular actor Kavi Kumar Azad (played Dr. Haathi in Tarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chasmah) floated in and a shock wave surrounded the fans of the mega-hit show.
It is reported that Kavi was feeling unwell from quite some time and was admitted to Wockhardt Hospital at Mira Road. He slipped into the coma Sunday night and suffered a heart attack.
Everyone from the industry is paying condolences to his family. He was very popular among his co-workers because of his jolly nature and adorable talks. Right from show’s producer Asit Modi to everyone linked with the show are not able to gulp in this shocking news.
Amidst all the prayers that came in for the noble soul, popular actor Varun Dhawan also remembered him, he put up an Instagram story where he shared a picture with him that was clicked when he went to the show’s set for a movie promotion. He wrote:
“Had the pleasure to shoot with him and he was always so loving and sweet.”
The show’s maker Asit Modi also came forward to express himself, he said, “We are very sad to inform the loss of our senior actor Kavi Kumar Azad. He was playing the character of Dr Hathi in 'Taarak Mehta...'. 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 saying 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."