Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah Cast and Wiki

Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah is an Indian Hindi Sitcom Show produced by Asit Kumarr Modi. It was premiered on July 28, 2008, and airs weekdays on Sony SAB. It was produced by Asit Kumarr Modi. Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah was adopted from the weekly column called Duniya Ne Undha Chasma by Taarak Mehta.

Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah in Brief

The show takes place at the Gokuldham Co-Operative Housing Society located in Powder Gali, Goregaon East in Mumbai. The show is focused on the members of the Gokuldham Society. Taarak Mehta ka Ooltah Chashmah mainly covers issues relevant to the Indian audience and shows daily life problems that are related to the people of India.

Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah shows how to deal with regular problems in a hilarious way with a moral in it. The characters of the show are often shown helping each other which promotes unity in diversity.

The show is full of laughter and the members of the Gokuldham Society organize many social events and celebrate all the festivals.


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Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah Cast

  • Jethalal Gada: Dilip Joshi
  • Daya Gada: Disha Vakani
  • Tipendra Gada/Tapu: Bhavya Gandhi (2008-2017), Raj Anadkat (2017-Present)
  • Champaklal Gada: Amit Bhatt
  • Taarak Mehta: Shailesh Lodha
  • Anjali Mehta: Neha Mehta (2008-2020), Sunyana Fozdar (2020-present)
  • Krishnan Subramaniam Iyer: Tanuj Mahashabde
  • Babita Iyer: Munmun Dutta
  • Aatmaram Tukaram Bhide: Mandar Chandwadkar
  • Madhavi Aatmaram Bhide: Sonalika Joshi
  • Sonalika Bhide/Sonu: Jheel Mehta (2008-2012), Nidhi Bhanushali (2008-2019), Palak Sindhwani (2019-Present)
  • Dr. Hansraj Baldevraj Hathi: Nirmal Soni (2008-2009), Kavi Kumar Azad (2009-2018), Nirmal Soni (2018-Present)
  • Komal Hathi: Ambika Ranjankar
  • Gulab Kumar Hathi/Goli: Kush Shah
  • Roshan Singh Harjeet Singh Sodhi: Gurucharan Singh (2008-2013; 2014-2020), Laad Singh Maan (2013-2014), Balwinder Singh Suri (2020-Present)
  • Roshan Kaur Sodhi: Jennifer Mistry Bansiwal (2008-2013; 2016-Present), Dilkush Reporter (2013-2016)
  • Gurucharan Singh Sodhi/Gogi: Samay Shah
  • Abdul Nawab Miya: Sharad Sankla
  • Natwarlal Prabhashankar Udhaiwala/Nattu Kaka: Ghanashyam Nayak
  • Pankaj Diwan/Pinku: Azhar Shaikh
  • Patrakar Popatlal Bhagwatiprasad Pandey: Shyam Pathak
  • Bagheshwar Dadhuk Udhaiwala/Bagha: Tanmay Vekaria
  • Sundarlal: Mayur Vakani
  • Magan: Yash Patel
  • Baka: Kanti Joshi
  • Inspector Chalu Pandey: Daya Shankar Pandey
  • Bhailu: Jatin Bajaj
  • Bawri Dhondulal Kanpuriya: Monika Bhadoriya
  • Reporter Rita Shrivastav: Priya Ahuja (2008; 2009-2010; 2013-Present), Nidhi Nautiyal (2010-2013)
  • Matka King Mohanlal: Anil Yadav


Gada Family

The show Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah mainly focuses on the Gada Family.

Dilip Joshi as Jethalal Champaklal Gada. Jethalal Gada plays the role of a Kutchi Gujarati Businessman who owns an Electronics Store named Gada Electronics. He is married to Daya Gada. He has a crush on his neighbor Babita Iyer, wife of scientist Krishnan Iyer.

Disha Vakani as Daya Jethalal Gada. Daya Gada is also known as Daya Ben is Jethalal Gada’s wife and mother of Tipendra Jethalal Gada. She is Champaklal Gada’s daughter-in-law and Sundarlal aka Sundar’s sister. She is also known as Garba Queen. At the start of the show, she was shown as a dumb character but over time she became more mature. Some reports say that she has quit the show as she is absent from the show for a long period of time.

Bhavya Gandhi played the role of Tipendra Gada aka Tapu from 2008 to 2017. he is the son of Jethalal Gada and Daya Gada. He is the grandson of Champaklal Gada. He is the leader of a group called Tapu Sena. The character of Tapu is smart as he and his group Tapu Sena always find the solution to their problems. Bhavya Gandi was replaced by Raj Anadkat in 2017 and Raj is currently playing the role of Tapu in the show.

Amit Bhatt plays the role of Champaklal Jayantilal Gada. He is Jethalal’s father, Tipendra aka Tapu’s grandfather, and Daya’s father in law. Champaklal Gada is a follower of Mahatma Gandhi.

According to the viewers of the Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah, the scenes when Champakalal scolds Jethalal are very funny. Champaklal always backs his grandson Tapu and his friends and that makes Jethalal more helpless in front of his son Tapu.

Mehta Family

Shailesh Lodha as Taarak Mehta. He is a writer by profession and also the husband of Anjali Mehta. He is the Param Mitra or best friend of Jethalal Gada. Jethalal addresses him as Fire Brigade as he helps Jethalal whenever he is in a problem. He is fed up with the diet food prepared by his wife Anjali.

Neha Mehta played the character of Anjali Mehta from 2008 to 2020. She is the wife of Taarak Mehta. She is a dietitian and she always prepares diet food for her husband Taarak Mehta as she wants him to stay fit and healthy. Recently Neha Mehta is replaced by Sunayana Fozdar and Sunayana is the one who is doing the role of Anjali Mehta.

Mehta and his wife Anjali are the most understanding couple in Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah. They are respected by the society members and also by the viewers of the show because of their thoughts and their views whenever any society members land themselves in trouble.

Iyer Family

Krishnan Iyer and Babita are one of the most entertaining characters in Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah as Jethalal always tries to flirt with Babita and Iyer always comes between them which is very much hilarious.

Tanuj Mahashabde as Krishnan Subramaniam Iyer. He is the husband of Babita Iyer. Krishnan Iyer is a scientist by profession and he is from Chennai, Tamil Nadu. He is the treasurer of the Gokuldham Society and also a committee member along with Aatmaram Bhide and Patrakar Popatlal Pandey. Iyer and Jethalal are like rivals but they also help each other when any one of them is in trouble.

Munmun Dutta plays the role of Babita Krishnan Iyer. She is the wife of Krishnan Iyer. She is the crush and neighbor of Jethalal. Jethalal always tries to impress her but it all goes in vain. She is from Kolkata, West Bengal.

Babita Iyer is the most beautiful woman in Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah and her husband Krishnan Subramaniam Iyer is very much lucky to have her as his wife.

Bhide Family

In Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah, Bhide is the most honest and disciplined man. he never tries to harm any person nor cheats anyone. He just wants everyone to obey the rules of the Gokuldham Society and stay disciplined. Jethalal gets irritated whenever he asks for the cheque for the society maintenance.

Mandar Chandwadkar plays the role of Aatmaram Tukaram Bhide. Aatmaram Bhide is the husband of Madhavi Bhide and father of Sonalika Bhide aka Sonu. He is a strict home tutor who wants everyone in society to be disciplined and well behaved. He is from Ratnagiri, Maharastra. Aatmaram Bhide is the only secretary of the Gokuldham Society and a committee member along with Patrakar Popatlal and Krishnan Iyer. He often clashes with the Gada Family in a hilarious way.

Sonalika Joshi plays the role of Madhavi Aatmaram Bhide, wife of Aatmaram Tukaram Bhide, and mother of Sonalika Bhide aka Sonu. She is a homeowner and also a business owner. She has her own business where she sells homemade Achchar (Pickle) and Papad.

Jheel Mehta played the role of Sonalika Bhide aka Sonu from 2008 to 2012. She is the daughter of Aatmaram Bhide and Madhavi Bhide and also a member of Tapu led Tapu Sena. She is a topper and a bright student. Jheel Mehta was replaced by Nidhi Bhanushali from 2012 to 2019. Again in 2019, Nidhi Bhanushali was replaced by Palak SIndhwani. Now Palak Sindhwani is playing the role of Sonu Bhide.

Hathi Family

Dr. Hathi is the only doctor in the society and is one of the most loved characters of Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah. He is ever ready to treat his patients and society members. His son is one mischievous guy who always gets in trouble with Jethalal Gada.

Nirmal Soni plays the role of Dr. Hansraj Baldevraj Hathi. Dr. Hathi is an overweight person who loves eating and trying new dishes. He is the husband of Komal Hathi and father of Gulabkumar Hathi aka Goli. His nature is kind and jolly. Nirmal Soni played the character of Dr. Hathi from 2008 to 2009, then he was replaced by Kavi Kumar Azad from 2009-2018. Nirmal Soni again got the role of Dr. Hathi after Kavi Kumar Azad’s death in 2018.

Ambika Rajankar plays the role of Komal Hathi and she is the wife of Dr. Hathi and mother of Gulabkumar Hathi aka Goli. She is a woman with modern thinking. She loves and pampers his son a lot.

Kush Shah as Gulabkumar Hathi or Goli. He is the son of Hansraj Hathi and Komal Hathi. He is a member of Tapu Sena and is very mischievous like his friend Tapu. Just like his father he also loves eating.

Sodhi Family

The jolliest and happy character of Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah is Roshan Singh Sodhi who always wants to party with his friends from Punjab and his society friends. The males of Gokuldham Society loves his company for a good time.

Balwinder Singh plays the role of Roshan Singh Harjeet Singh Sodhi. He is the husband of Roshan Kaur Sodhi and the father of Gurucharan Singh Sodhi aka Gogi. Sodhi is a mechanic and owns a garage named Sodhi Garage. He is from Amritsar, Punjab. Roshan Singh Sodhi is a jolly person and he loves to party with his friends and society members. He is sweet but also is a short-tempered person. He played the role of Sodhi from 2008 to 2013. Then he was replaced by Laad Singh Maan who played the role of Sodhi from 2013-2014. Then Laad Singh Maan was again replaced by Gurucharan Singh in 2014 till 2020. In 2020, he was replaced again by Balwinder Singh who now plays the role of Roshan Singh Sodhi.

Jennifer Mistry Bansiwal plays the role of Roshan Kaur Sodhi, wife of Roshan Singh Sodhi. She is the mother of Gogi. She is also a homeowner and Parsi women. She played the role of Roshan Kaur Sodhi from 2008 to 2013. In 2013, she was replaced by Dilkhush Reporter who played the role of Roshan Kaur Sodhi till 2016. Again Dilkhush Reporter was replaced by Jennifer Mistry Bansiwal in 2016 and currently, she plays the role.

Samay Shah plays the role of Gurucharan Singh Sodhi aka Gogi. He is the son of Roshan Singh Sodhi and Roshan Kaur Sodhi.

Other Important Characters in Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah

Along with the other characters in Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah, there are some other important characters who are funny and hilarious in their own way.

Shyam Pathak plays the role of Patrakar Popatlal Bhagwatiprasad Pandey. He is a senior crime reporter in Toofan Express and works as the head of the digital edition of Toofan Express. Popatlal is from Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh. He is the committee member of the Gokuldham Society along with Aatmaram Bhide and Krishnan Subramaniam Iyer. Popatlal has won the Golden Crow Award and is a bachelor for many years. He is trying to get married but hilariously fails every time. He still wants to get married.

Ghanashyam Nayak plays the character of Natwarlal Prabhashankar Udhaiwala also known as Nattu Kaka. He is the manager of Jethalal’s Electronic Shop, Gada Electronics. Nattu Kaka is from Udhai Village in Gujarat. He and his nephew Bagha always ask Jethalal to increase their salaries.

Tanmay Vekaria plays the role of Bagheshwar Dadukh Udhaiwala. He also works in Gada Electronics and is an employee of Jethalal. He is the nephew of Nattu Kaka and the fiancee of Bawri.

Azhar Shaikh plays the role of Pankaj Diwan Sahay aka Pinku. He is friends with Tapu, Sonu, Gogi, and Goli and also a part of Tapu Sena. He used to live in the Gokuldham Society but later he shifted to the Gulmohar Society. His parents Diwan Sahay and Dipika Sahay are RAW agents and are deployed overseas for many years.

Sharad Sankia plays the role of Abdul Nawab Miya aka Abdul. He lives outside the  Gokuldham Society but the people of Gokuldham Society consider him as one of their own. He owns a grocery store named All In One General Store at the gate of Gokuldham Society where all the gents of the society gather to relax and chill at the end of the day.


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Bollywood Stars in Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah

Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah is a show where many Bollywood celebs and superstars came to promote their films. The show is blessed by the presence of many top superstars of the Indian Film Industry like Amitabh Bacchan, Dharmendra, Salman Khan, Shahrukh Khan, Hrithik Roshan, Rishi Kapoor, Ranbir Kapoor, Kajol, Varun Dhawan, Ranveer Singh, etc.


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Timings of the Show

You can watch Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah on Sony SAB from Monday to Saturday at 8:30 PM and 11:00 PM. The repeat telecast of the show airs every Sunday morning from 11:00 AM to evening 5:00 PM. You can also watch the show on Sony PAL.


Creation and Shooting of the Show

The show Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah first approached Star Plus and Zee TV but both the channels rejected the show. The show was then accepted by Sony SAB.

The shooting of the show takes place in the Film City, Mumbai. The show was also shot in places outside Mumbai like Gujarat, New Delhi, Goa, etc. The show also went overseas when the shooting of the show took place in London, Brussels, Paris, Hong Kong, and Singapore.

The shooting of the show was stopped from March 2020 to June 2020 due to a nationwide lockdown for COVID-19. The show then started its broadcast in July 2020.

Taarak Mehta ka Ooltah Chashmah is the longest-running sitcoms in Indian Television History. The show is now 12 years old. On 6th November 2012, the show completed its 1000 episodes. On the 5th August 2016, the show completed its 2000 episodes. The show completed its 3000 episodes on 24th September 2020.


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There is a Telugu version of the show that is broadcasted on ETV Plus as “Tarak Mama Ayoo Rama” and the Marathi version of the show is “Gokuldhamchi Duniyadari” which is aired on a Marathi channel Fakt Marathi.


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