Kavi Kumar Azad
Kavi Kumar Azad was an Indian actor best known for his portrayal of Dr. Hansraj Hathi in an Indian sitcom Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah. He died on 9 July 2018 following heart attack.
Kavi Kumar Azad
|Born||citation needed]12 May 1972[|
|Died||9 July 2018 (aged 46)|
|Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah|
Kavi Kumar Azad was born in Sasaram, Bihar, India as Harpal but later changed his name to his pen name as Kavi Kumar Azaad. He was interested in acting and writing. In his leisure time, he wrote poems.
After completing his studies, he went to Mumbai to try his luck in films. Early in his career, he worked in several short films and played supporting roles in some films. He acted in the 2001-2003 DD national TV superhero show Junior G as a funny police inspector. He gained popularity from the show Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah, which was started in July 2008. He played the role of Dr. Hansraj Hathi, a resident of Gokuldham Society, hailing from Bihar. He died on 9 July 2018 in Mumbai due to cardiac arrest. His funeral was held in Mira Road, Mumbai.
|1992||Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman|
|1998||Jhooth Bole Kauwa Kaate||Shanker|
|2000||Mela||A warning watchman|
|2001||Kuch Khatti Kuch Meethi||Patient in Rehabilitation Centre|
|2004||Aabra Ka Daabra|
|2008||Jodhaa Akbar||Wheat Seller|
|1997||Ghar Jamai||Judge at Food Competition||Guest appearance Episode No 59|
|2001–2003||Junior G||Police Inspector|
|2002||Chacha Chaudhary||various characters|
|2006||Hero - Bhakti Hi Shakti Hai||Dhappi|
|2011||Best of Luck Nikki||Jaanbaz Jaadugar |
|2009–2018||Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah||Dr. Hansraj Hathi|
- "Kavi Kumar Azad aka Dr. Hathi from Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah passes away". Mid Day. Retrieved 9 July 2018.
- "Dr Hathi Of Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah Is No More". Retrieved 8 July 2018.
- "Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashma's Dr Hansraj Hathi aka Kavi Kumar Azaad passed away". The Times of India. Retrieved 9 July 2018.
- "Dr. Hathi From 'Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah' Is No More But His Best Moments Will Live Forever". www.mensxp.com. Retrieved 19 July 2018.
- "Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah: Kavi Kumar Azad aka Dr Hathi to be replaced, confirms producer". 17 July 2018. Retrieved 19 July 2018.
- "TV actor Kavi Kumar Azad passes away". The Indian Express. 9 July 2018. Retrieved 17 July 2018.
- "Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah Actor Kavi Kumar Azad Dead". NDTV.com. Retrieved 17 July 2018.
- "Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashma's Dr Hathi, Actor Kavi Kumar Azad, Passes Away". News18. Retrieved 9 July 2018.
- "Kavi Kumar Azad funeral: Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah team and others pay last respects (In Pics)". 10 July 2018. Retrieved 17 July 2018.