Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah is an Indian sitcom produced by Neela Tele Films Private Limited, conceived and designed by Asit Kumarr Modi. The show went on-air on 28 July, 2008. It is an adaptation of the column Duniya Na Oondha Chashmah written by columnist and journalist Taarak Mehta for the Gujarati weekly magazine Chitralekha.
The show revolves around the daily happenings in Gokuldhaam Co-Operative Housing Society in Mumbai, a society well known for its culture, unity, love and respect for each other and the fun that happens there. People from different religions and cultures live here and in spite of their differences; they celebrate every festival with equal charm; referring to their society as "Mini-India" and spreading the message of unity.
It’s residents include the Gadas, a Kutchi Jain family- Jethaalal Champakklal Gada, his wife Daya Jethaalal Gada, their son Tipendra Jethaalal Gada aka Tapu and Jethaalal's father Champakklal Jayantilal Gada, a Kutchi-Gujarati Jain family; the Mehttas - Tarak Mehtta and his wife Anjali Tarak Mehtta, a Gujarati Hindu family; the Bhides - Aatmaram Tukaram Bhide, his wife Madhavi Aatmaram Bhide and their daughter Sonalika Aatmaram Bhide aka Sonu, a Marathi family; the Iyers - Krishnan Subramaniam Iyer and his wife Babeetta Krishnan Iyer, a South Indian family with a Tamil husband and a Bengali wife; the Sodhis - Sardar Roshan Singh Sodhi, his wife Roshan Sodhi and their son Gurucharan Singh Sodhi aka Gogi, a Punjabi family with a Sikh husband and a Parsi wife; the Haathis - Dr. Hansraj Haathi, his wife Komal Hansraj Haathi and their son Gulabkumar Hansraj Hathi aka Goli and Patrakar Popatlal Pandey from Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh. Abdul, a Muslim, owns a general store/ soda shop called “All In One General Stores” outside Gouldhaam Society.
Watch Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah from Mon to Fri at 8:30 pm on SAB TV.