TMKOC is one among the longest running shows. If you’ve got ever wondered about the salaries of the show’s cast, we tell you here.
Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah is one among the longest running shows on Indian television. It recently completed 3,100 episodes and yet, fans aren’t bored in watching the show which is filled with humour and entertainment. The storyline of the SAB television program revolves round the Gada family consisting of an uneducated businessman, Jethalal Champaklal Gada, Jethalal’s wife, Daya, and their naughty son, Tipendra Gada. The story is based on a fictional society named Gokuldham society. Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah is directed by Malav Suresh Rajda and Harshad Joshi; produced by Asit Kumar Modi.
Here’s how much these actors earn per episode and let us tell you, the amount will make your jaws drop. Check it out.
TMKOC Actors Salary-
1. Dilip Joshi as Jethalal Gada
Versatile actor Dilip Joshi plays the lead role of Jethalal within the show. consistent with a report by India.com, he gets paid approximately Rs 1.5 lakh per episode and that he is the highest-paid actor on the show. with a net worth of Rs 37 crore.
2. Shailesh Lodha as Taarak Mehta
Shailesh Lodha has been playing the titular role of Tarak Mehta on the sitcom since July 2008. He reportedly gets around Rs 1 lakh per episode. which takes his net worth to Rs 7 crore.
3. Mandar Chandwadkar as Bhide
You may know Mandar Chandwadkar who plays the role of tuition teacher named Aatma Ram Bhide who is also a proud secretary of the society. one among the prominent characters on the show, he charges Rs 80,000 per episode.
4. Munmum Dutta as Babita Ji
Munmun Dutta essays the role of Babita Iyer and in the show, Jethalal is quite fond of her but sadly she is married to Krishnan Subramanian Iyer. The Babitaji of Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah reportedly charges anywhere between Rs 35,000 – 50,000 per episode.
6. Amit Bhatt as Champak Lal
Amit Bhatt plays the character of Jethalal’s father Champak Lal on the show. As per reports, he gets paid Rs 70,000 – 80,000 per episode.
7. Balvinder Singh Suri as Roshan Singh Sodhi
Recently, the old sodhi aka Gurucharan Singh left the show, and now Balvinder Singh Suri plays the character of sodhi. He is one among the peppiest characters on the show and as for his salary, it is said that he earns around Rs 28,000 per episode.
8. Tanuj Mahashabde as Krishnan Iyer
Krishnan Iyer is married to Babita and is shown as a scientist on the show. The chemistry of his and jethalal is loved by audience. He earns around Rs 65,000 to Rs 80,000 per episode.
9. Shyam Pathak As Popat Lal
People might make fun of Popat Lal for being single, but he’s a journalist on the show who earns handsomely IRL. His fee for the character he plays is Rs 30,000 per episode.
10. Tapu Sena
Every character in team Tapu Sena takes home a special amount. Raj Anadkat who essays the role of Tapu gets Rs 10,000 per day, followed by Goli and Gogi who bring home Rs 8,000 per day.
Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah fans are elated as their favourite television program now has an animated version. The Sony SAB sitcom will air on Sony Yay!. Viewers who are missing Dayaben (Disha Vakani) on the show will get to see her crazy antics on the animated show.
In April, the channel Sony Yay will telecast the animated series of the show, bringing back the favored characters Jethaalal, Daya, Bapuji and Tapu and company during a toon avatar.