Popular Gujarati writer and noted play writer Tarak Mehta passed away. He was 87 and suffering from age related illness since long.
The famous humorist was best known for his column ‘Duniya Ne Undha Chasma’ in Mumbai based Gujarati news weekly ‘Chitralekha‘.
He was awarded Padma Shri in 2015. The popular comic television serial ‘Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah’ is a television adaptation of Padma Shri Taarak Mehta’s column ‘Duniya Ne Undha Chasma’.
Source- The Indian Express