Kavi Kumar Azad was best-known for his role of Dr. Hansraj Haathi in the famous TV comedy show Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah. Kavi Kumar Azad passed away on Monday after suffering a massive heart attack. Mr. Azad was unwell and was admitted at Wokhardt Hospital in Mumbai.
Asit Kumarr Modi, the producer of Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah, confirmed the news of the actor’s death.
The entire team of Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah is in complete shock and have rushed to the hospital.
“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 Ka Ooltah Chashmah. We lost him to a massive cardiac arrest today morning,” Asit Kumarr Modi said in a statement, IANS reported.
“Kavi Kumar Azad 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 the shoot. And later we got the news that he passed away. We are all too numb to say anything.” Said Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah producer, Kavi Kumar Azad.
Kavi Kumar Azad was basically from Bihar who moved to Mumbai to try his luck in the film and entertainment industry. He appeared in the Bollywood films like Mela and Fun2shh.
Actor Kavi Kumar Azad struck gold after bagging the role of Dr. Hansraj Hathi in Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah.
The actor Kavi Kumar Azad also owned two fast food shops in Mumbai. He would often interact with fans at his shop in Mira Road.
Actor Kavi Kumar Azad breathed his last at Mumbai’s Wockhardt Hospital. May his soul rest in peace.