Renowned Gujarati writer Taarak Mehta passes away
Ahmedabad : Noted Indian writer and coloumnist – Tarak Mehta – has passed away at the age of 87 after prolonged illness. He was famous for his column 'Duniya Ne Undha Chasma' in Gujarati language.
Saddened by the death of Tarak Mehta - humorist & columnist. He always brought smile to our faces. My condolences to family members.— Vijay Rupani (@vijayrupanibjp) March 1, 2017
Famous TV serial 'Tarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashma', started in 2008, derives its content from his columns. Popularity of the show gives a correct measure of how great Mr Tarak Mehta was with his writing skills.
Moments after the news was on the internet, condolences started pouring in from various segments of the industry.