Our very own Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah is the second longest running Indian television series by episodes. Over the time we laughed, cried and celebrated with these actors. These actors have a special place in our hearts and also in our drawing rooms. They have left such indelible imprint on our hearts that they are a part of our family now. It is impossible for us to imagine our lives without their daily arrival on small screens at 8.30 every evening. As audience we are curious to know every small detail regarding their personal lives. Here is a list of 23 actors with their real regions.
1. Dilip Joshi aka Jethala Gada
Dilip Joshi’s character Jethalal who calls himself a Kacchi Manus, is a hardworking businessman and is always stuck in some sort of trouble which proves to be a really comical for the audience to watch. He is also originally from Gujarat.
2. Disha Vakani aka Dayaben Gada
Disha Vakani plays extremely honest, caring, kind, sensitive yet witty and humorous wife of Jethalal Gada who is a hardcore Amdavadi (Gujarati) woman who is even originally from Gujarat.
3. Mayur Vakani aka Sundar
Mayur Vakani plays role of Sundar, brother of Disha Vakani aka Dayaben and other female characters of Tarak Mehta ka Ooltah Chashmah. He plays a role of a trouble maker as he always creates some trouble for his brother-in-law Jethalal. He is elder brother of Disha in real life and is from Gujarat.
4. Amit Bhatt aka Champaklal Jayantilal Gada
Amit plays a man of older age in serial, which is shown as giving helpful advices to everyone. He is originally from Gujarat.
5. Bhavya Gandhi aka Tipendra Gada (Tapu)
Bhavya Gandhi plays role of Tipendra Gada, son of Daya and Jethalal, and is popularly known as Tapu in serial. Like both his onscreen parents he is also from Gujarat. He is the most important character of Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah.
Few months back Raj Anadkat replaced Bhavya Gandhi as Tapu, and is now a new leader of Tapu-sena. Raj is originally from Maharashtra.
6. Shailesh Lodha aka Tarak Mehta
Tarak Mehta is the fire brigade friend of Jethalal Gada. Shailesh Lodha plays this character, he is originally from Rajasthan.
7. Neha Mehta aka Anjali Mehta
Neha Mehta plays the character of Anjali Mehta who is an extremely strict dietician and caring wife. She is originally from Gujarat.
8. Mandar Chandwadkar aka Atmaram Tukaram Bhide
Mandar Chandwadkar plays a role of tuition teacher Atmaram Tukaram Bhide who is a Marathi in serial and in real life too, as he is originally from Maharashtra.
9. Sonalika Joshi aka Madhavi Atmaram Bhide
Sonalika Joshi plays Madhavi Atmaram Bhide who makes delicious achaar (pickle) and papad. She is originally from Maharashtra.
10. Jheel Mehta aka Sonalika Bhide (Sonu)
Studious daughter of Madhavi and Atmaram Bhide, Sonu Bhide is played by Jheel Mehta who is originally from Gujarat.
Nidhi Bhanushali replaced Jheel in year 2012 and plays a role of Sonu. She is also from Gujarat.
11. Shyam Pathak aka Patrakar Popatlal Pandey
Shyam Pathak plays the character of Patrakar Popatlal Pandey who is a forever bachelor staying alone. He is originally from Gujarat. Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah cannot be complete with this man.
12. Tanuj Mahashabde aka Krishnan Iyer
Geeky scientist guy Krishnan Iyer is a South Indian in the serial. This character is played by Tanuj Mahashabde who is originally from Maharashtra.
13. Munmun Datta aka Babita Iyer
Munmum plays role of an extremely gorgeous Babita Iyer who is shown to be a Bengali in serial, whereas even in real life she is from Bengal.
14. Gurucharan Singh aka Roshan Sodhi
Gurucharan Singh plays character of ever happy Roshan Sodhi. He plays a role of a Punjabi Sikh and in real life also he is from Punjab.
15. Jennifer Mistry Bansiwal aka Mrs. Roshan Sodhi
Mrs. Roshan Sodhi, wife of Mr. Roshan Sodhi is played by Jennifer Mistry Bansiwal is originally from Madhya Pradesh.
16. Samay Shah aka Gurucharan Singh Sodhi (Gogi)
Samay Shah plays a role of punjabi boy Gogi in Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah. Samay and Bhavya are cousins in real life. He is originally from Gujarat.
17. Kavi Kumar Azad aka Dr. Hansraj Hathi
Kavi Kumar plays the character of food loving Dr. Hansraj Hathi. He is originally from Bihar.
18. Ambika Ranjankar aka Komal Hathi
Ambika Ranjankar aka Komal Hathi is originally from Maharashtra.
19. Kush Shah aka Gulabkumar Hathi (Goli)
Goli Hathi is the naughty son of Komal and Hansraj Hathi. Kush Shah plays this character, he is originally from Gujarat.
20. Ghanshyam Nayak aka Natu Kaka
Faithful employee at Gada Electronics, character of Natu Kaka is played by Ghanshayam Nayak in Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah. He is originally from Gujarat.
21. Tanmay Vekaria aka Bagha
Another employee at Gada Electronics, Bagha with a slightly crooked back is a fun character to watch. Tanmay Vekaria plays this character, who is originally from Gujarat.
22. Priya Ahuja Rajda aka Rita Reporter
Priya plays role of Rita Reporter and works for Kal Tak news channel. She is originally from Maharashtra.
23. Daya Shankar Pandey aka Inspector Chalu Pandey
Daya Shankar Pandey plays a role of an honest and couregous inspector Chalu Pandey who is not afraid of anyone other than his wife Basundi. He is originally from Uttar Pradesh.