Shailesh Lodha is a television actor and poet best known for playing Taarak Mehta on Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah (TMKOC), the longest-running sitcom in India. His decision to leave the program after 14 years surprised his fans. Everyone was devastated by the fact that he never actually spoke about leaving.
Shailesh admitted his devotion to the program throughout the years, which helped him gain notoriety among the general public, in his most recent interview with RJ Siddharth Kannan. As sensitive beings, Indians, attachment comes naturally. I refer to myself as an emotional moron. I’m an emotional fool. After 14 years of labor, attachment is only natural.
Shailesh Lodha, who hosted Taarak Mehta ka Ooltah Chashmah for 14 years before leaving it earlier this year, has spoken out about leaving the show.
Actor Sachin Shroff took over the role of Taarak Mehta on the program after Shailesh left. Shroff has been in a variety of shows, such as “C.I.D.,” “Naam Gum Jaayega,” “Balika Vadhu,” and “Naaginn.”
Disha Vakani, who played Dayaben for the longest time and is a familiar face from the program, is another notable character who consistently makes headlines. Dayaben’s absence from the program during Disha Vakani’s maternity leave sparked a lot of rumors about her replacement and potential comeback, but no official announcement has been made as of yet.
For 14 years, Shailesh Lodha played the lead role in Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah.
The actor played the show’s narrator and title role from the beginning of the well-liked sitcom in 2008 until a few months ago. Earlier this year, Shailesh abruptly left the program. In a recent interview, the actor talked about his resignation and called himself a sentimental moron for being addicted to it. Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah is one of the most well-liked and often viewed sitcoms on Hindi television. It launched on Sab TV in 2008 and was created by Asit Kumar Modi. Sachin Shroff took over the role after Shailesh departed the show. The show also includes appearances by Dilip Joshi, Bhavya Gandhi, Amit Bhatt, and Munmun Datta.
Shailesh admitted to Sidhharth Kannan that he became emotionally invested in the program over time. As sensitive beings, Indians, attachment comes naturally. I refer to myself as an emotional moron. I’m an emotional fool. After 14 years of employment, attachment is only natural.
Shailesh quoted a couplet by Bashir Badr in response to the question of why he abruptly left the program: There must have been some compulsion, nobody betrays one just like that. I won’t discuss exactly why I quit the show, but I’m waiting for the proper time, he continued.
According to a recent Ormax Media report, the show is still well-liked by viewers despite the addition of Taarak Mehta. Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah topped Ormax Media’s list of the most popular Hindi TV series for the week ending September 16. When Taarak Mehta in the show was replaced by Sachin.