Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah is one of the most popular TV shows of all time in India. It’s been 12 years that the show began airing on Indian television. It recently completed 3000 years and the cast had quite a celebration. However, shooting amidst the pandemic has become a huge responsibility for the whole cast and crew as it features an ensemble cast. Well, now one more actor will soon join the show. Popular veteran TV and film actor-comedian, Rakesh Bedi will be seen in a pivotal role in the show. As per the report in Times of India, the actor will be seen essaying the role of Taarak Mehta’s boss in the show.
Confirming his joining with Times of India, Rakesh Bedi said, “Yes, I have started shooting for the show and yesterday (August 14) was my first day on the sets.” The actor went on to reveal that he had been narrated the role 12 years ago, but things did not materialise after that. “It’s is very interesting. So, I was narrated this role 12 years ago when Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah began. I am playing the role of Taarak Mehta aka Shailesh Lodha’s boss, the character is part of the actual story also in the book. It is a very important role. But things did not materalise as the story did not go in that direction and it was more about Jethalal. This time when the shooting started once again started I was called. The show will see a change and my character will be introduced. My character was always part of the show, but it was never introduced or explored,” he told the portal.
He was recently seen in Bhabiji Ghar Par Hain as Angoori’s father.