‘Taarak Mehta Ka Oolta Chashma’s’ crew member dies on the sets


Crew members and audiences of ”Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashma’‘ are now in a state of shock as Aravind Marchande, the head production controller of this comedy show died on the sets on July 01, 2016.

According to reports, he suffered a massive heart attack during the time of the shooting and before reaching the hospital, he took the last breath.

Some hours before his death, Marchande complained about chest pain, but his colleagues thought that it is digestion issues, and gave him medications to combat the pain.

Later, the pain became unbearable and the young man collapsed in the sets. Within no time, the shooting crew took him to a nearby hospital, but he was pronounced death.


The news was undoubtedly unexpected, as Aravind was a healthy man who has no previous history of cardiovascular issues. His friends told that Marchande was a jovial young man who has lots of aspirations and ambitions about his future.

As a respect to the deceased personality, the filming of the show was cancelled for the day and the next day.

The Producer of the show, Asit Modi along with his team members paid tribute to their colleague in the hospital. They told that it is an irreplaceable loss, and will surely miss him in the upcoming shooting days.

“Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashma” is a record-holding TV show, as it is the longest running comedy fiction show of all time.

The show which was launched in 2008 by Neela Tele Films still has huge TRP rating, and is considered to be the best pick by family audiences during Prime time.

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