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Taarak Mehta: The Man Behind 'Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah' Passes Away At 87

The popular Gujarati writer, acclaimed Indian columnist and playwright Taarak Mehta, who was best known for his famous column ''Duniya Ne Undha Chasma" in the Gujarati language has recently passed away.The noted writer who had been a resident of Ahmedabad always managed to garner much love and popularity by everyone in the country. However, the demise of such a great man has definitely left all his countless followers in shock.No doubt, Taarak Mehta will always remain immortal by his work.Scroll on for further details...

Taarak Mehta, the famous Gujarati columnist and writer passed away at 87.

The renowned face of Gujarati theatre wrote the first column for Chitralekha in 1971.

He was even awarded the Padma Shri award for his great contributions.

The man famous for Gujarati column 'Duniya Ne Undha Chasma' died after prolonged illness.

The popular sitcom 'Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah' is based on his popular column only.

This SAB TV show has become a household name for having a witty take on daily issues.

After hearing the news of Mehta Ji's death, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani took to it Twitter to express sadness.