The television industry suffered a major setback with the death of Ghanshyam Nayak on Sunday. The actor rose to fame with the role of Nattu Kaka in Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah. Many artists including Munmun Dutta, Tanmay Vekaria Condoled his death among others. Now Sarabhai Vs Sarabhai producer JD Majethia has revealed his last conversation with the late actor.
Ghanshyam had cancer surgery earlier this year. He was back on the sets in June but his health did not allow him to continue working for long. Now, JD has informed that the veteran actor had to deal with cancer.
Before Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah, Ghanshyam Nayak played the role of Vitthal Kaka in Sarabhai Vs Sarabhai. Recalling those fond memories, JD Majethia told Mid-Day, âWe cast him in Sarabhai Vs Sarabhai and he was the most disciplined, no-nonsense actor. He never imposed his seniority on the young actors. His character became popular, so we retained him and he would add his own improvisations to make the scene funnier. “
JD Majethia also revealed that he spoke to Ghanshyam Nayak a few days back. He shared, âI spoke to him a few days back. He told me that everything is fine and he will be fine soon. No one expected him to leave suddenly. Despite the surgery, he was suffering from cancer and it was difficult to save him. “
Ghanshyam was cremated yesterday in Mumbai. Dilip Joshi, Munmun Dutta, Bhavya Gandhi, Asit Kumar Modi, Tanmay Vekaria, Samay Shah among others reached the funeral grounds for the last rites.
Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah The team also shared an official statement, which read, âWe mourn the loss of not only an amazing actor but also a close friend and family member Shri Ghanshyam Nayak ji who played the role of Nattu Kaka in #TarakMehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah. had played. We extend our condolences to his family and friends. may his soul rest in peace. Peace.”
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