New Delhi: Television actor Kavi Kumar Azad, better known for his role of Dr Hansraj Hathi in popular sitcom 'Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah' breathed his last at a Mumbai hospital, reportedly.
According to Spotboye.com, the actor has been unwell for past three days and was admitted to Wockhardt Hospital at Mira Road, Mumbai. He slipped into the coma on Sunday night and this morning breathed his last.
After learning about the famous actor's death, 'Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah' team has reportedly cancelled the shoot at Film City, Mumbai. He was 46.
"He was an amazing actor and a very positive person. He truly loved the show and always came for the shoots, even if he was not feeling well. "He called today morning that he is not well and will not be able to come for the shoot. And later we got the news that he passed away. We are all too numb to say anything," PTI quoted show's producer Asit Kumarr Modi saying in a statement.
Kavi had been associated with the show for the longest time and his character of Dr Hansraj Haathi was loved by the audiences across all age groups. Besides, he also did a few cameos in movies as well. He was a part of Aamir Khan's 'Mela' and 'Funtoosh'.
May his soul rest in peace!