Cast of Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah Meets PM Narendra Modi
The cast of Sab TV’s most popular family show Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah (TMKOC) met Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi. The comedy show team was part of a huge delegation of the Indian entertainment industry that met with PM Modi recently to discuss creative initiatives to mark the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.
PM Modi also launched TMKOC’s Swachh Bharat Abhiyan coffee table book titled Swachhata Hi Seva. The book chronicles several cleanliness initiatives taken on through its show Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah over the last five years. Several episodes of the show promoted PM Modi’s Swachh Bharat Abhiyan (Clean India Campaign).
Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah is one of the top 5 shows on Indian television and has completed 2800 episodes. In discussing the meeting the PM, Mr. Asit Kumarr Modi, creator of the show and Founder of Neela Tele Film, said, “Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah has been an ambassador of the Swachh Bharat campaign. Through the show, we raised awareness on the importance of cleanliness and Gandhiji’s thoughts and principles. Now, we have even made a coffee table book based on the campaign which was showcased during this meeting and was appreciated by everyone.”