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|Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah|
|Created by||Asitkumarr Modi|
|Based on||"Duniya Ne Oondha Chashmah" by Taarak Mehta|
|Country of origin||India|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||3840|
|Producer(s)||Asitkumarr Modi Neela Asit Modi|
|Running time||22 minutes|
|Production company(s)||Neela Tele Films|
|Original network||SONY SAB SONY PAL|
|Original release||28 July 2008 –|
|Tarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah|
Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah (transl. Taarak Mehta's inverted spectacles; sometimes abbreviated as TMKOC) is an Indian Hindi Language television sitcom. One of India's longest running television shows, it is produced by Neela Tele Films. The show went on air on 28 July 2008. It airs from Monday to Saturday on SAB TV. Reruns of the show started on Sony Pal from 2 November 2015.
Plot[change | change source]
The series takes place at the Gokuldham Co-operative Society, an apartment complex in Powder Gali, Goregaon East, Mumbai around Gada Family which consists of a successful businessman Jethalal Champaklal Gada, his father Champaklal Jayantilal Gada, his wife Daya and their naughty son Tipendra Gada (Tapu) who is the leader of his friend circle called "Tapu Sena."
Jethalal calls his father Champaklal to keep an eye on Tapu but the opposite happens and he joins hands with Tapu. Most of the episodes are based on Jethalal being stuck in a problem and Taarak Mehta, his best friend, helps him out of it whom Jethalal calls "Fire Brigade."
The show covers topical issues which are socially relevant. The residents of Gokuldham faces daily life problems and finds solutions for it but with a moral value too in a hilarious manner. Although Gokuldham Society consists of 50 flats but the show mostly focuses on the lives of the families, that are of; Jethalal Champaklal Gada, a Gujarati; Taarak Mehta, who is from Rajasthan; Aatmaram Tukaram Bhide, who belongs to Marathi culture; Dr. Hansraj Hathi, a Bihari overweight doctor; Krishnan Iyer, a scientist from Chennai but has a Bengali wife; Roshan Singh Sodhi, A Punjabi but has a Parsi wife and Patrakaar Popatlal from Bhopal, a bachelor from eleven years. They always help each-other in their problems, to promote Unity in Diversity.
Cast and Characters[change | change source]
Asitkumarr Modi as himself (2008-present)
References[change | change source]
- "Munmun Dutta opens up about the controversy surrounding Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah; comes out in support of Gurcharan Singh (Sodhi)". Mumbai Mirror. 18 September 2017. Retrieved 7 April 2019.