Actor playing Dr Hansraj Hathi in 'Taarak Mehta' dead
Television actor Kavi Kumar Azad, known for portraying the beloved character of Dr Hansraj Hathi on 'Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah,' passed away today after a heart attack.
Azad was unwell and had been admitted to Wockhardt Hospital at Mira Road. Last night, he slipped into a coma.
Apart from this iconic show, the actor had also appeared in films like 'Mela' and 'Funtoosh.'
Beloved actor of 'Taarak Mehta' fame dead
Show cast mourns the loss of an integral member
In a statement, the show's producer, Asit Kumarr Modi, said, "(Azad) was an amazing actor and a very positive person. He truly loved the show and always came for the shoot even if he wasn't feeling well."
"He called today that he isn't well and won't be able to come. Later we got the news that he passed away. We are all too numb."