Actor Kavi Kumar Azaad, who plays the role of Dr Hansraj Hathi in the popular show Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah, passed away today (July 9) morning. The actor suffered a cardiac arrest.
According to a source, the actor was supposed to attend a meeting today with the entire star cast and the producer of the show, but he informed the producer Asit Kumar Modi that he is unwell and hence, he won’t be able to make it. Three-four hours ago, around 12 PM, he suffered a massive heart attack.
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“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,” said Asit Kumar Modi, show’s producer
He was recently part of the 2500 episodes celebration too.
While talking to IANS, actor Samay Shah, who plays Gogi in the sitcom, described Kavi as a “sweet and kind” person.