The Taarak Mehta show is one of the most popular show on Indian television.The show first went on-air on July 28, 2008, and is aired on weekdays on Sab Tv.This show is based on the column Duniya Ne Dhoondha Chashma written by Taarak Mehta for Gujarati weekly magazine Chitralekha. The program has completed nearly 1900 episodes and is still in the race with other comedy shows.
The show is based on 6 Indian families residing in Gokuldham Society in Mumbai. The show has won many awards for its comedy and unique concept.
Here are some surprising and interesting facts about this show :
1. Jethiya is 9 yrs older than Bapuji.
Amit Bhatt who plays the character of a father on the Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah is 9 years younger than Dilip Joshi aka Jethiya.
2. On screen friends, Tapu and Gogi are actually cousins.
Samay Shah aka Gogi and Bhavya Gandhi, who plays the character of Tapu are actually cousins in real life.
3. Popat Lal is not Popat in real life, he is a Chartered Accountant by profession.
Popat Lal aka Shyam Pathak in the show is a chartered Accountant by profession. He is also married and is the father of 3 lovely kids.
4. Atmaram Tukaram Bhide is an Engineer
Atmaram Tukaram Bhide aka Mandar Chandwadkar is an engineer in his real life.
5. Daya Ben and Sunder Lal are siblings in real life.
In real life, Daya Ben and Sunder Lal are siblings in real life. In real life they have a beautiful chemistry between each other. Sunder Lal is younger than Daya Ben.
6. Daya Ben used to work in B-grade movies.
Before Taarak Mehta show, Daya Ben who is one of the most adorable and sweet character of this show used to work in B-grade movies.
7. The writer of this show is Ayyar Bhai
You must be astonished to know that Ayyar bhai is the writer of this superhit comedy show.