TMKOC fame Mayur Vakani aka Sundar tests COVID positive; Actor’s wife CONFIRMS he is hospitalised

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A few days ago, the news of Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah actor Mayur Vakani aka Sundar testing positive for COVID did rounds. But, there was no official confirmation regarding the same back then. Now, Mayur Vakani’s wife, Hemali Vakani, has confirmed the news of him testing COVID positive. Not only Mayur, but Hemali has also tested positive for COVID. Yes, the couple is diagnosed with Coronavirus.

In a chat with the Times of India, Mayur’s wife confirmed the news and also gave an update about their health. Sharing details, Hemali said that Mayur had shot for some episodes of TMKOC and returned on March 7. After a few days, he developed a few symptoms of COVID 19. However, initially, they were under the impression that his health deteriorated due to travelling. But, when they did the COVID test, it came positive. “Actually, thoda delay hogaya in getting the test done. He was admitted on March 11 at a hospital in Ahmedabad,” Hemali Vakani told TOI.

Revealing how their health is keeping now, Hemali revealed that they both are doing fine. Mayur has been admitted to the hospital and will undergo a test tomorrow. He will be discharged from the hospital in a day or two. Hemali, being asymptomatic is quarantining at home.


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The report also states that the cast and crew of Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah have been asked to get themselves tested for COVID. This is because Mayur tested positive after returning from the shoot.

For the unversed, Mayur Vakani plays the role of Dayaben’s brother aka Jethalal’s brother-in-law in TMKOC. In real life, the actor is also the actual brother of Disha Vakani aka Daya.

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