The Taarak Mehta team will be part of the huge kite flying celebration in Gujarat, at the Statue of Unity. Read details here.

Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah becomes the first TV show to shoot at Statue of Unity, Vadodara

Neela Telefilms’ popular and long-running show Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah on SAB TV will give never-seen-before entertainment in the coming episodes with Makar Sankranti coming.

Well, the Taarak Mehta family will take part in the Kite Flying activity at the Statue of Unity in Vadodara.

Wow!! Yes, as reported by, the team is presently shooting in Gujarat for the major sequence.

As per a reliable source, “The Status of Unity will have various participants from all over the world coming to display the large array of bright and colourful kites. All at Gokuldham will also be present at the event.”

Says Mandar Chandwadkar (Bhide), “Narendra Modi’s vision of creating such a huge monument which makes India proud is the perfect place for people to come, visit, fly kites, meet people and spend time with their family.  Am grateful to receive such love and support.”

To this adds Shyam Pathak (Popatlal), “It was like Gokuldham away from Gokuldham. It was an amazing experience. We are the first TV show that has shot at The Statue of Unity and this is a matter of great pride for us. Thanks to the entire family of TMKOC and especially Asit Modi for successfully executing this in such a short span.”

In the story it is Jethalal’s friend who has invited the entire Gokuldham to witness and enjoy this special Kite flying festival.

According to Dilip Joshi they all had become like fans wanting to get close to Statue of Unity for a closer view. “We were happy to go there but shooting was a big issue. With so many people and all fans surrounding us, it became a very big crowd but in the end everything went smoothly and all of us had fun,” comments Asit Kumarr Modi.

According to  Ambika Ranjankar she had visited the Statue of Liberty in New York as well and she found Statue of Unity definitely at the same level as that. The feeling of unity and brotherhood was very evident in Vadodara filling her heart with pride and joy. For Tanmay Vekaria (Bagha) it was like a big picnic. He believes that this monument is not just a matter of pride for Gujarat, but for the entire country.

The cast also went for helicopter ride from which they got to see Narmada Dam and the Statue of Unity. Catch the telecast of this Makar Sankranti special on TMKOC.

Wow!! Way to go, Team Taarak Mehta!!

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