Ever since Shailesh Lodha stopped shooting for Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah, a hunt for the new face of Tarak Mehta is on. The makers are ardently finding the new face and well we hope he finds someone to keep the charm of the show intact. For many years now Shailesh Lodha, who plays the role of Taarak Mehta.
According to sources, ETimes TV has learnt a name, who is in consideration- Jaineeraj Rajpurohit. Sources say that the makers of Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah are considering him for the role of Taarak Mehta.
Jaineeraj Rajpurohit has previously been part of shows like Balika Vadhu, Laagi Tujhse Lagan and Miley Jab Hum Tum. He has in fact made his presence in Bollywood screen for the movies Oh My God, Outsourced and Salaam Venky.
There has been no confirmation about anything from the makers as of yet. As reported by ETimes TV, Shailesh Lodha, who portrays Jethalal’s friend, decided to leave the show and is looking for new opportunities. Shailesh Lodha is not the first actor who has left Asit Kumarr Modi’s sitcom. Earlier, Disha Vakani, Neha Mehta, and Gurucharan Singh, among others, also left the show.
As we are aware, Dayaben’s character too needs replacement and after being in talks with Disha Vakani for a long time, it seems there will be a new face for this role as well. According to BT, Kajal Pisal is being considered for Dayaben’s role.
Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah which went on air in the year 2008, recently completed 14 years. The cast and crew had a celebration on the sets to mark the occasion.