It is known that Tarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah has been produced by Asit Modi, while Malav Razda and Dharmesh Mehta have directed it along with Abhishek Sharma and Harshad Joshi. Although Malav Rajda left the show a few weeks back. Even before him, many other artists have said goodbye to ‘Taarak Mehta’. Well, here we are talking about the MNS controversy related to ‘Taarak Mehta’.
Hindi was declared the common language of Mumbai
In fact, in an episode of this show, it was claimed that Hindi is the common language of Mumbai. In an episode of ‘Taarak Mehta’, Amit Bhat, who played Champak Chacha in the show, described Hindi as the language of Mumbai. The Maharashtra Navnirman Sena got enraged on this matter. He asked the show’s producer Asit Modi and actor Amit Bhat to apologise. Amit apologised, but Asit Modi did not apologise. Ruckus increased on this matter.
‘If I don’t apologise, I won’t let the shooting happen’
MNS warned that if Asit Modi did not apologise, they would not allow the shooting of the show. Along with this, a notice has also been issued to the makers of the show. Not only this, MNS Film Staff President Amey Khopkar had threatened to teach a lesson to the Maharashtrian artistes working in the show, calling the makers of ‘Taarak Mehta’ ‘Gujarati vermin’. shame on them.
Asit Modi gave clarification, apologized
As the controversy escalated, Asit Modi clarified on Twitter. He wrote, ‘Mumbai is in Maharashtra and the official language of our Maharashtra is Marathi. There is no doubt about it. I am Indian, I am Maharashtrian and also Gujarati. I respect all Indian languages. Long live India.’
Along with Asit Modi’s apology, an apology was also shared by sharing a video from the official Twitter handle of the show ‘Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah’. At the same time, Amey Khopkar also said that the makers of ‘Taarak Mehta’ know that Marathi is the most spoken language in Mumbai. But he did it again, this is his propaganda.