Ghanashyam Nayak, the talented actor, who was best known for his role of Nattu Kaka in the classic sitcom Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah, died on Sunday evening. He was diagnosed with cancer earlier this year. The veteran actor died after a prolonged battle with the disease.

Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah creator Asit Kumarr Modi shared the news of the actor’s death on Sunday in a tweet. Speaking to PTI, Mr Modi revealed that Ghanashyam Nayak was facing health complications over the past few months and that in the last few days, his health had really deteriorated.

Today, his funeral was held and co-stars from his TV show were seen attending the same. Actors Dilip Joshi, Munmun Dutta, Tanuj Mahashabde, Bhavya Gandhi, Samay Shah and producer Asit Modi visited his house to pay their last respects. Check out the pictures below!

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