Taarak Mehta ka Ooltah Chasmah is a very popular and long-running show on Indian television. It is broadcasted on SAB TV since 2008 and has completed 2913 episodes so far which is a big record. Not many television shows are able to win the heart of the audience the way this show has done. The viewers can connect with the show and its story easily and they watch it every day. It has been the most-watched on Indian television and we all still can’t get enough.
The interesting plot of Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah
The story of Taarak Mehta revolves around a community of neighbors who have been living together since a long time. They are always there for each other and face the challenges of life after taking suggestions from each other. The first episode aired on 28th July 2008 and it has still been going very strong. Each episode has a different story and the comic timings of each character are perfect.
The major theme of the show moves around comedy but there is a touch of emotion in almost every scene. The interesting part is that there was a famous column in a Guajarati Magazine and that was adapted well to come up with the interesting theme Taraak Mehta has.
Cast and Production team
The cast of Taarak Mehta is very talented and has made a place in everyone’s heart very quickly. The production team of the show is Neela Telefilms and they have been working hard to get TRP. To get a good TRP on Indian television is very tough but they have been doing it with ease.
- Dilip Joshi as Jethalal Champaklal Gada (2008–present)
- Disha Vakani as Daya Jethalal Gada (2008–2017, 2018, 2019)
- Bhavya Gandhi as Tipendra Jethalal Gada (Tapu) (2008–2017)
- Raj Anadkat as Tipendra Jethalal Gada (Tapu) (2017–present)
- Amit Bhatt as Champaklal Jayantilal Gada (2008–present)
- Shailesh Lodha as Taarak Mehta (2008–present)
- Neha Mehta as Anjali Taarak Mehta (2008–present)
- Tanuj Mahashabde as Krishnan Subramaniam Iyer (2008–present)
- Munmun Dutta as Babita Krishnan Iyer (2008–present)
- Mandar Chandwadkar as Aatmaram Tukaram Bhide (2008–present), a home tutor from Ratnagiri, Maharashtra. His wife is Madhavi and his daughter is Sonalika (Sonu). Resident of a Wing.
- Sonalika Joshi as Madhavi Aatmaram Bhide (2008–present)
- Jheel Mehta as Sonalika Aatmaram Bhide (Sonu) (2008–2012)
- Nidhi Bhanushali as Sonalika Aatmaram Bhide (Sonu) (2012–2019)
A great TRP achiever since 12 years
As we have already discussed that to get a good TRP is the first requirement for a show to run in India. Many shows nowadays have very short life and are shut down due to low TRP. Other than that the competition among the top shows is also very tough but despite all that Taarak Mehta was able to survive. It has become a long running show and has got record breaking episodes of 2913 and will soon reach 3000. One other show which is Yeh rishta kya kehlata hai has been able to achieve the same number of episodes and long run as well.
How to watch Taarak Mehta ka Ooltah Chasmah daily and what are the timings?
Taarak Mehta has been running on SABTV for 12 years at 8pm India time. Each episode is of 30 minutes and you can watch it on your television screen. If you miss the episode or not able to watch the show on time then you have an option to watch it online as there are many websites which provide the links for downloads. SAB TV also shows repeat telecast of each episode many times in a day. Good news for fans is that due to high popularity and demand the show is having a rerun on SONY PAL.