TV actor Kavi (Dr Haathi) dies after cardiac arrest
TV actor Kavi Kumar Azad, best-known for his role of Dr Hansraj Haathi in the comedy show Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah, died after suffering a cardiac arrest on Monday.
According to the media reports, Azad was admitted at Wokhardt Hospital in Mumbai. Asit Kumarr Modi, the producer of Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah, confirmed the news of the actor’s death. “We are very sad to inform the loss of our senior actor Kavi Kumar Azad. He was playing the character of Dr Hathi in Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah.
Apart from working in TV shows, Kavi Kumar Azad had also featured in films like Mela, starring Aamir Khan and Twinkle Khanna, and Funtoosh.
Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah is based on the column Duniya Ne Oondha Chashma, written by Gujarati playwright Taarak Mehta, who died last year in March.