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Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah controversy: Bapu Ji aka Amit Bhatt apologizes to MNS

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After producer Asit Kumarr Modi, actor Amit Bhatt, who plays the role of Bapu Ji, also known as Champak chacha in Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah, has issued an apology to the party of Raj Thackeray Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) at the Hindi language row.

In his letter, Amit Bhatt stated that he follows the script and does what writers want him to do. He wrote in Marathi that he respects the language and apologizes for his dialogue in the program. A photo of their meeting has also been shared with the members of the MNS together with the police.

In a recent episode of the show, residents of Gokuldham society end up fighting each other, since they want the ‘suvichar’ written on the board in their respective languages. Bapu Ji (Amit Bhatt) solves this fight by explaining to them the importance of all languages.

Bapu Ji tells residents how all languages ​​should be respected, since they belong to different cultures and have a rich history. He also mentions that Hindi is the most spoken language in Mumbai and that everyone understands it, therefore, they should use it at the board of society.

The president of the MNS film wing Ameya Khopkar demanded an apology from the creators for the same. He complained that despite knowing that Marathi is the main language in Mumbai, the program had its own propaganda. He said that Maharashtrian actors on the show should be ashamed to support something like this.

This caused Asit Kumarr Modi to quickly clear the air. He tweeted: “Mumbai is in Maharashtra and Marathi is the official language of our Maharashtra. There is no doubt in this. I am Indian. I am Maharashtrian and also Gujarati. I respect all Indian languages.” “.

Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah is one of the oldest programs of Indian television. He completed 11 glorious years in 2019.



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