Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah is one of the most popular shows of Indian television. This show is far away from the regular ‘Saas-bahu’ drama which constantly plays on the small screens. May-be that is one of the prime reason that this show still enjoys a major viewership.
People watch Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah to enjoy and the characters in the show are so relatable that they have become a part of every household. Which is why everyone enjoys watching the show.
Actor Mandar Chandwadkar, who essays the role of Gokuldham society secretary Atmaram Bhide, in the show, has revealed that his surgeon fans watch the show between the three to four surgeries that they conduct in a day.
According to reports in Times of India, Mandar was quoted, “There are many fan moments like I met a few surgeons recently and they told me that they perform three to four surgeries in a day and between two surgeries they watch Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah to relax their mind.”
The actor further added, “ So, I consider it as a big compliment that they watch our show for their mental peace. Then there was a fan who had posted a picture of his father watching our show after surgery.”
Mandar also said that his fan had revealed how his father’s health journey became easy as he was watching the show. “His father’s health was improving day by day watching Taarak and he thanked the entire team. It was a very heart touching moment for us.”
“Then I was invited as the chief guest at a society in Mumbai and they had three wings in their society, they told me they started celebrating festivals together after watching Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah, all these things give us a lot of pride,” Mandar added.
But what amazed us the most was his wish to play Iyer in the popular show. “Yes, I have always been fascinated to play the role of Mr Iyer and not because Babitaji is his wife (laughs). I know a lot of people will think like that. I would love to play that role if given a chance because I am very fond of learning new languages. I learned a bit of Malayalam when I was in Dubai. If given a chance I would love to learn the Tamil language and play Mr Iyer’s role. Also, the character of Mr Iyer has different shades to perform. Especially the love-hate relationship he shares with Jethalal and Bhide. So, if given an opportunity, I will definitely choose to play that role.”