There is an explanation why there is still a telecast of Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah. A famous Indian television comedy sitcom, the show has been running for over a decade now. This family drama is based on the lives of individuals living in the community of Gokuldham. In every home, it portrays a typical family drama with a slice of quirk and fun.
The show had a lot of laurels, but it came to a halt in the middle of the lockdown. So, for you, here’s a little trivia. Here’s how much every episode these actors receive and let us tell you, the amount will cause your jaws to drop. Find it out.
1. Disha Vakani As Dayaben
One of the key reasons why this show has been so popular is Dayaben. As she earns the highest amount on the show, which amounts to about Rs 1.5 lakhs per episode, she is snowballing at the forefront. Hey, let it sink in!
2. Dilip Joshi As Jethalal Gada
One of the show’s most funny characters is the actor who plays the role of Jethalal Gada, Dayaben’s husband. Just like his show-wife, he is estimated to earn about Rs 1.5 lakh per episode, and is also the highest-paid star, with a net worth of Rs 37 crore.
3. Shailesh Lodha as Taarak Mehta
Let us tell you that the show is based on the work of real-life columnist Taarak Mehta, which is published in a Gujrati magazine called Chitralekha. In this family drama, Shailesh Lodha is seen playing the part of Taarak Mehta and he takes home a whopping Rs 1 Lakh per show, which takes his net worth to Rs 7 crore.
4. Mandar Chandwadkar As Bhide
Mandar Chandwadkar plays the role of Aatma Ram Bhide, a tuition tutor who is also a proud secretary of the society. As for his regular wage, per episode, he takes home Rs 80,000.
5. Amit Bhatt As Champak Lal
Jethalal Gada’s father, Champaklal Gada, has not disclosed his net worth, but he quotes about Rs 70,000- Rs 80,000 per episode, as per many sources.
6. Munmun Dutta As Babita
Munmun tests the role of Babita Iyer and Jethalal is very fond of her in the film, but she is unfortunately married to Krishnan Subramanian Iyer. Speaking of her daily earnings, the actress takes home about Rs 35,000 per episode to Rs 50,000.
7. Gurucharan Singh as Roshan Singh Sodhi
Sodhi is one of the show’s peppiest characters, and as for his salary, per episode, he is said to earn about Rs 65,000 to Rs 80,000.
8. Tanuj Mahashabde as Krishnan Iyer
Krishnan Iyer is married to Babita and is featured in the show as a scientist. Per episode, he earns about Rs 65,000 to Rs 80,000.
9. Shyam Pathak As Popat Lal
People might make fun of being single with Popat Lal, but he’s a journalist on the show who earns IRL handsomely. His per-episode fee is Rs 28,000 for the character he plays.
10. Tapu Sena
A different amount is taken home by every character in Tapu Sena’s squad. Raj Anadkat, who plays Tapu’s role, gets Rs 10,000 per day, followed by Goli and Gogi, who get Rs 8,000 per day from home.