The most popular and entertaining SAB TV show “Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah” is in Trouble. The recent episode of the show featured a living character of 10th Sikh Guru Gobind Singh, has hurt the sentiments of the Sikh community. The community has now requested an immediate ban on “Taarak Mehta ka Ooltah Chashma.”
The chief of Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee Kirpal Singh said in a report- “No actor or any character can equate himself with the tenth Sikh Guru Gobind Singh, such act is unforgivable.”
Kirpal Singh has not only asked for the closure of ‘Tarak Mehta …’ but has warned the director and the channel not to show such content in the future. “
After all this, the show makers have started to defend their episode by saying “In Episode 2287 of TMKOC, Sodhi was dressed up as Guru Gobind Singh Ji ka Khalsa. We request viewers not to misinterpret it in any other way”.
In Episode 2287 of TMKOC, Sodhi was dressed up as Guru Gobind Singh Ji ka Khalsa. We request viewers to not misinterpret it in any other way pic.twitter.com/MhNnqg8gJl
— TMKOC (@TMKOC_NTF) September 15, 2017
Roshan Singh Sodhi was shown as Shri Guru Gobind Singh Ji Ka Khalsa, which has been justified through the dialogues & his performance. We have always believed in equality of all the religions & have never intended to hurt the sentiments of anyone. Our show consists of people from varied religions and cultures who worship each God and celebrate each and every festival with equal respect & happiness. We are aware & respect that in Sikh religion nobody can show or portray themselves as Guru Gobind Singh Ji. We request our viewers not to misinterpret it any other context,
Said Asit Kumar Modi, Creator and producer of the show.
The show has completed its 9 years successfully this year. It features Bhavya Gandhi as Tipendra Gada, Dilip Joshi as Jethalal in the lead role. We don’t want the show to get Banned as it is entertaining all of us for 9 years and wish to entertain people in the future as well.