Television actor Disha Vakani, who is popular for her character of Dayaben Gada in the popular comedy series Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah, celebrated her baby shower recently. The actor, who has taken a break from the show for quite some time ahead of her baby’s arrival, celebrated the special moment with her family, friends and it seems her serial’s star cast was also present to share her happiness. Disha Vakani is expecting her first child.
Bhavya Gandhi, who features as Dayaben’s onscreen son Tipendra Gada, shared a picture of the actor on his Instagram account adorable caption. “Glad to be a part of my “reel” mother’s “real” baby shower ceremony,” is what Bhavya Gandhi shared on Instagram.
Disha has gained immense popularity among the audiences for her portrayal of Dayaben in the series, which airs on Sony’s Sab TV. Earlier, there were reports that the actor might walk away from the television show ahead of the baby’s arrival but was retained by the makers. Disha shot for the last episode of Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah on September 17.
Disha Vakani has been requested to remain part of the show and has been offered an extended maternity leave. Disha Vakani’s leave period, shooting routines have also been rescheduled to fit in five to six episodes a day. “This ensures that she doesn’t have to keep returning to the set. Makers have taken close-ups shots and will also arrange shoots at her home.
The production house shot for very limited hours with the actor keeping her health in mind. They mostly shot close up shots and Disha’s mother-in-law would also accompany her on sets to take good care of her.
Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah, which recently celebrated nine years of the show, also casts Dilip Joshi as Jethalal Champaklal Gada, Bhavya Gandhi as Tipendra Gada, Munmun Dutta as Babita Iyer and Shailesh Lodha in the titular role.