Asit Modi: News

Born on December 24, 1966, in Gujarat Asit Kumarr Modi aka Asit Modi is a well-known actor, director, and producer. He came into the national spotlight after Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi named him and his team of ‘Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah’ amongst the first citizens nominated for the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan campaign. Modi studied in Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel School in Mumbai. He completed his graduation in commerce from Shri Chinai College of Commerce and Economics in Mumbai. An avid theater fan, Modi’s career in theater was multi-faceted. Actor, assistant director, and technician - he has done it all. After working in theater, Modi switched his focus to TV. He worked on the production and marketing side of things on several Gujarati shows before founding his own production company Neela Tele Films Private Limited in 1995. ‘Hum Sab Ek Hain’ in 1998 was the first show made by the company. In 2008, he created ‘Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah’ based on the weekly column by Taarak Mehta in Gujarati magazine Chitralekha. In 2016, it won the Indian Television Academy Award for Best Comedy Serial.

Gurucharan Singh's disappearance: Police questions 'TMKOC' co-stars

Television actor Gurucharan Singh, recognized for his portrayal of Roshan Singh Sodhi in the hit show Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah (TMKOC), has been missing for 20 days now.

02 May 2024

TV News

Asit Modi expresses concern over Gurucharan Singh's sudden disappearance

Asit Kumarr Modi, the producer of the popular comedy series Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah (TMKOC), recently voiced his shock over actor Gurucharan Singh's sudden disappearance.

'TMKOC's Gurucharan missing: Police file case after CCTV footage surfaces

Gurucharan Singh, known for his role as Roshan Singh Sodhi in the popular Asit Kumarr Modi's TV series Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah (TMKOC), has reportedly disappeared.

'TMKOC's Gurucharan Singh was 'unwell' before going missing, reveals friend

On Friday, Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah enthusiasts were taken aback by reports of actor Gurucharan Singh's disappearance.

19 Apr 2024

Munmun Dutta

Raj Anadkat quit 'TMKOC' for career evolution, better opportunities 

Popular television actor Raj Anadkat shot to fame through the long-running sitcom Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah, where he played the role of Tappu.

Jennifer Mistry Bansiwal wins harassment case against 'TMKOC's Asit Modi

In a landmark ruling, actor Jennifer Mistry Bansiwal has won a sexual harassment lawsuit against Asit Kumarr Modi, the producer of the popular TV show Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah.

Is 'TMKOC' going off-air? Asit Kumarr Modi reveals

Dayaben's absence from Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah (TMKOC) has led to theories that the Hindi sitcom is going off-air. This has also led to a controversy of sorts, wherein the audience recently trended #BoycottTMKOC on social media.

Ex-director Malav Rajda comments on 'TMKOC' sets being 'male-chauvinistic place'

Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah is one of the longest-running sitcoms in India. The super-successful show has become a classic.

Priya Ahuja calls out 'TMKOC' cast for not supporting Jennifer

Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah's former actor Jennifer Mistry Bansiwal's explosive revelations about producer Asit Kumarr Modi have recently opened a can of worms, with several actors opening up about their experience on the sets and their relationship with Modi.

26 May 2023

TV News

Police records 'TMKOC's Jennifer Mistry Bansiwal's statement for 6 hours

Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah is a cult TV sitcom is India. The '90s Indian kids grew up being Jethalal and Dayaben stans. However, recently the show has been receiving a lot of flak. From the OG actors leaving the show to actor Jennifer Mistry Bansiwal accusing producer Asit Kumarr Modi of sexual harassment.

Now, actor Priya Ahuja accuses 'TMKOC's Asit Modi of sexism

Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah's former actor Jennifer Mistry Bansiwal's explosive revelations about producer Asit Kumarr Modi have recently opened a can of worms.

Aishwarya Sakhuja clears air about playing Dayaben in 'TMKOC'

The question of who will be playing the new Dayaben in Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah (TMKOC) still remains unanswered.

Has 'TMKOC' found its new Dayaben in Aishwarya Sakhuja?

After being embroiled in multiple controversies one after the other, the makers of Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah may finally have some good news on their hands.

'TMKOC': Kiran Bhatt introduced as new Nattu 'Kaka'; watch video

Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah (TMKOC) producer Asit Kumarr Modi announced that veteran actor Kiran Bhatt has been brought on board the show to play the role of Nattu Kaka.

'TMKOC' makers deny holding back actor Neha Mehta's remuneration

A few days ago, actor Neha Mehta stirred the pot by claiming that the makers of India's longest-running sitcom Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah had defaulted on her remuneration.

09 Jun 2022

Bollywood

'TMKOC': Yes, Dayaben is returning but not Disha Vakani

Fans of the famous Hindi sitcom Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah (TMKOC) are in for some surprising news.

17 Nov 2021

TV News

Late Ghanshyam Nayak's character Nattu Kaka getting replaced in 'TMKOC'?

Fans of Nattu Kaka from the popular show Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah (TMKOC) were disappointed when they heard about its actor Ghanshyam Nayak's death and a possible replacement update.

03 Apr 2019

ND Tiwari

Disha Vakani is not returning to 'TMKOC': Details here

For months now, speculations over Disha Vakani aka Dayaben's return on Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah has been a hot topic of discussion.

27 Mar 2019

ND Tiwari

'TMKOC' producer opens up on Disha Vakani's exit from show

SAB TV's popular show Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah has been entertaining the masses for over a decade now.

22 Mar 2019

ND Tiwari

Confirmed: Disha Vakani to be replaced on 'TMKOC' next month

Ever since Disha Vakani aka Dayaben exited Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah, fans have been eagerly waiting for her return.

21 Mar 2019

ND Tiwari

Disha Vakani aka Dayaben is missing 'TMKOC': Here's the proof

When Disha Vakani aka Dayaben, made an exit from Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah in 2017, her fans were heartbroken.

02 Feb 2019

ND Tiwari

'TMKOC' producer reveals truth behind differences with Disha Vakani

If there's anything the viewers of Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah are waiting for, it's Disha Vakani aka Dayaben's return.

31 Jan 2019

ND Tiwari

'TMKOC': Is this the 'real' reason behind Disha Vakani's exit?

Is Disha Vakani still a part of Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah? This question has become a hot topic of discussion these days.