Neha Mehta aka Anjali Bhabhi of Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah recently claimed that the makers of the show are yet to pay her for the last few months.
Actress Neha Mehta had quit Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah two years ago in 2020. She played the role of Anjali Taarak Mehta for 12 years before she bid adieu to the show. Recently, the actress claimed that she is yet to receive her dues for the last few months that she worked in TMKOC. However, the makers have refused the same, saying, that they have reached out to her a number of times for the final settlement. They also revealed that Neha has not finished her formalities yet.
According to an official from the team, Producer Asit Modi is really hurt by Neha Mehta’s claims of nonpayment of dues. Source also stated that the team had reached out to her but got no response. The official quoted to Etimes, “We are really hurt. After two years, she realized that six months’ worth of money was pending. Did she send the production house a letter or communicate with us? In fact, we tried to communicate with her but she did not reply to us.” Also Read: Esha Gupta Reveals Being Sued By Famous Brand For Declining To Promote Fairness Product
Asit Modi On Neha Mehta’s Accusations
Earlier, the makers of Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah had issued a statement suggesting that Neha Mehta is unwilling to sign some documents because of which her full and final settlement is pending. The statement read, “We consider artistes as our family. We have contacted Neha Mehta multiple times to complete the formalities with us. Unfortunately, she has been reluctant to sign the exit documents without which we cannot do a full and final settlement as per the company policy. She also stopped responding to all our communication since the past two years and left the show without meeting us. We wish that she would have replied to our emails instead of making false accusations about the makers, who have given her 12 years of fame and career. We reserve our rights for appropriate action.” Also Read: Neetu Kapoor Can’t Contain Her Happiness As Paps Ask Her About Alia Bhatt-Ranbir Kapoor Pregnancy. VIDEO
Earlier, The actress, fondly called Anjali Bhabhi told Etimes, “I acted in Taarak Mehta as Anjali for 12 years before quitting in 2020. The last six months’ money is pending. After I quit the show, I called them a few times regarding my pending dues. I don’t like complaining… hopefully, there will be a solution soon and I will get my hard-earned money.” Meanwhile, the actress was replaced by Sunayana Fozdar.