Taarak Mehta's Dialogue Triggers MNS Goondaism; Show's Maker Forced To Apologise

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Producer of 'Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah' Asit Kumarr Modi recently issues an apology over 'Mumbai Ki Mukhya Bhasha' dialogue controversy. Read on.

Written By Shreshtha Chaudhury | Mumbai | Updated On:
Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah

The popular comedy show, Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah had got itself embroiled in a nasty controversy recently. It all started after one of the show's characters, Champaklal Gada stated that Hindi is the common language of Mumbai. The dialogue did not dow down well with Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) and they threatened to teach the makers of the show a lesson.

After the entire controversy, the producer of the show, Asit Kumarr Modi issued an apology on his social media handle. In the tweet, he shared that being the capital of Maharashtra, Marathi is the official language of Mumbai. Calling himself an Indian, he went on to say that he is both Maharashtrian and Gujarati and he respects all the languages of the nation. Check out his tweet.

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The dialogue which sparked the controversy was said by actor Amit Bhatt

The controversial episode of Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah saw Champaklal trying to resolve the arguments between the Gokuldam society members who wanted to write 'thought for the day' in their own native languages. Amit Bhatt who essays the role of Champaklal Gada, went on to say that they will write the thought in Hindi as it is the common language of Maharashtra. The dialogue also angered Ameya Khopkar who is the President of the cinema wing of MNS.

He lashed out at the makers of the show on his tweet and accused them of spreading misinformation despite knowing that the common language of Mumbai is Marathi. MNS General Secretary Shalini Thackeray also bashed the makers for the same. Check out the tweet below:

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