MUMBAI: Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah is one of the famous shows that has been running for nearly 13 years. The sitcom has become one of the most loved shows on Indian television and launched many actors’ careers. From Dilip Joshi to Sharad Sankla, actors got their fame and recognition through this show.
While fans are well versed about all the favourite actors of the show, not many know that the actor who played the role of Abdul once earned Rs 50 during his struggling days.
Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah’s Abdul aka Sharad Sankla began his acting career back in 1990. He had worked with Shah Rukh Khan’s films like Badshah, Baazigar and Akshay Kumar’s Khiladi. However, he wasn’t noticed before he finally got his due with the sitcom.
During his struggling period, the actor even worked as an assistant director and assistant choreographer. He once revealed that before getting hi break with TMKOC, he has a jobless of eight years. Now, as per Zee News, Sharad owns two restaurants and receives a pay cheque of Rs 30,000 to 35,000 per episode.
While the humour of Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah has always been highly appreciated, fans have been complaining that the show has become monotonous and is missing fun essence now. Dilip Joshi had previously spoken about the quality of the show deteriorating during a podcast run by comedian Sorabh Pant.