In an interview to a publication, Dilip Joshi shared that he is totally unaware from where this news started doing the rounds. He stated that the news is fake and nothing of this sort happened (Aisa kuch nahi hua). He further mentioned that the news has been doing the rounds for two days and he was shocked to hear it.
Dilip Joshi, who plays the role of Jethalal in Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah also went on to reveal how at first he was worried with the news, but he looked at the positive side of things.
He stated how he has been receiving numerous calls ever since the news broke out and that everyone is calling to ask him about his well-being. The senior actor revealed that many of his old friends and extended family also called up to check on him and it felt good catching up with them.
The news also made him realize how much people love him and they were bothered about him and his family and it was heartening.
Dilip Joshi was recently spotted at the wedding of colleague Sachin Shroff who replaced Shailesh Lodha as Taarak Mehta in the sitcom. He was accompanied by his wife. The functions also saw the presence of the entire cast including Munmun Dutta, Palak Sindhwani, and Samay Shah among others.
Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah is one of the longest-running shows on Indian Television. Dilip Joshi has been part of the show since its inception.