Becoming an actor and landing a character role is not an easy task. Several celebrities from Bollywood and the television industry can testify to the truth in this statement. Today we are talking about the struggles of one of these actors – Tanmay Vekaria, aka Bagha of Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah.
In TMKOC, Tanmay plays Bagha, the nephew of Natu Kaka (Ghanshyam Nayak) and an employee of Gada Electronics. Because of his slogan “Jaise jiski soch” and his strangely funny posture, Tanmay has achieved unprecedented fame. But did you know that before landing this role – with great difficulty – he was spending his family with a simple salary of Rs four thousand?
As reported by naidunia, there was a time in Tanmay Vekaria, aka the life of Bagha, where he fed himself and his family members with only a job paying Rs. 4000. Hard days, right? Read on to find out how he went from poverty to being a staple of one of the most beloved and longest-running shows on Indian television today.
Although he had a humble start, Tanmay Vekaria’s journey to becoming Bagha on Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah was easy. It’s not easy to land a character role on a popular show, and the same is true for Tanmay. The actor did a lot to land the role, and that even included playing four more roles on the sitcom before getting this one.
Before being signed as a Bagha to Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah in 2010, Tanmay Vekaria played the role of a car driver, taxi driver, inspector and teacher. After that, in 2010, Tanmay received the role of Bagha. From then on, Tanmay gave everything to the show and his character, becoming one of our favorites.
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