Dilip Joshi on quitting Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah: For the last few days, reports had been doing the rounds that Dilip Joshi, who plays Jethalal in Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah, would soon be bidding adieu to the show.
This had broken the hearts of fans, many of whom are still looking forward to welcoming Disha Vakani aka Dayaben into the show. But now, the actor himself has opened up about it.
In an interview, the actor said, “My show is a comedy show and it’s fun being a part of it. So till the time I enjoy it, I will do it. The day I feel that I am not enjoying it anymore, I will move on.
I do get offers from other shows, but I feel that when this show is doing well, why unnecessarily quit this one for something else.
This is a beautiful journey and I am happy with it. People love us so much and why would I want to ruin that for no reason.”
Well, this would be a huge sigh of relief for fans, for whom seeing Jethalal go would have been a huge blow. The 53 year-old actor, who had made his debut with Salman Khan’s Maine Pyaar Kiya, has been associated with the show for the past 12 years.
He had received immense love and appreciation for his portrayal of the character. Earlier this month, pictures and videos from Dilip Joshi’s daughter’s wedding went viral.
The actor’s daughter even flaunted her gray hair during the wedding, earning applause from netizens for embracing her true self.
Wishing his daughter, he had written, “You can borrow feelings from songs and films, but when it all happens to you first-hand… that experience is unparalleled.
Wishing my little girl, Niyati and the newest entrant to the family, my son, Yashowardhan, the very best and so much more on this amazing journey!
Thank you to everyone who shared our happiness by being with us, or by sending their aashirwad and good wishes for the couple. Jay Swaminarayan.”