Dilip Joshi aka Jethalal has long entertained audiences with his role in Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah (TMKOC) The actor’s home was reportedly attacked. However, the actor has now opened up on the matter, denying such reports.
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Speaking to the Hindustan Times, Dilip Joshi called the news “fake” and said: “This news is fake. Aisa kuch nahi hua (Nothing as such happened).I don’t know where it started and how. This news has been around for two days and I was shocked when I heard it.”
The actor further revealed that many people called after hearing the news and said: “Bhala ho uska jisne ye galat khabar failayi. Mujhe itne logo ke phone aaye mere haal chaal puchne ke liye. (Lots of old friends and family called thanks to whoever broke the news. Lots of people called to inquire about my well-being.)
It was good to catch up. I found out how much people love me. A lot of people were worried about me and my family, which was encouraging.” It was recently reported that the Nagpur control room received a call from an unknown person stating that the actor’s house was surrounded by 25 armed men. Mumbai police arrested the caller and after asking why the man admitted he wanted to check how long it would take for the police to find him.
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Dilip Joshi is part of one of the longest-running sitcoms in the Indian television industry, Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah (TMKOC). The actor has also been part of several popular Bollywood films such as Hum Aapke Hain Kaun, Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani, Maine Pyaar Kiya, and Khiladi 420 and continues to entertain audiences with his sense of humor and impeccable acting skills.