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Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah: Munmun Dutta aka Babita ji resumes shooting amid rumours of quitting the show

Munmun Dutta, who has been missing from Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah for almost two months, will soon be seen in the upcoming episodes. She plays the role of Babita Iyer. 

India TV Entertainment Desk India TV Entertainment Desk
New Delhi Published on: August 24, 2021 18:02 IST
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 Munmun Dutta aka Babita ji resumes shooting amid rumours of quitting the show

Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah is one of the most popular shows on the small screen. Every now and then, it manages to gain the attention of fans either because of its storyline or the star cast. Now, actress Munmun Dutta, who has been missing from the show for almost two months, will soon be seen in the upcoming episodes. She plays the role of Babita Iyer. The actress has resumed shooting since the past 2-3 days.

According to ETimes, Mummum will be seen in the upcoming episodes of the long-running show. Earlier, she missed the shooting of the show, which had led to rumours that she was asked to quit Taarak Mehta after a controversy over her alleged casteist remark in a video. However, it is not the case. The upcoming track will focus on the vaccination process and how Babita should also get vaccinated due to the pandemic.

Earlier, show producer Asit Kumaarr Modi had clarified that Munmun quitting the show was just a rumour. Not just this, but the actress herself had denied the same. Munmun said the current track of TMKOChashmah 'did not require my presence.'

Taking to her Instagram Stories, Munmun Dutta wrote "Over the past 2-3 days, few things were falsely reported, which had negative implications on my life. People are saying that I did not report on the sets of the show and it is totally untrue. Reality was, whatever story was written, does not require my presence. Thus I was not called to shoot from the production’s side."

"I do not decide scene or storylines. Production does. I am just an individual who goes to work, does her job and comes back. So if I am not required in the scenes, I obviously do not go to shoot," she added.

Munmun further said, "Also, If and when I plan to quit the show, I will declare it myself because I believe the fans of the showm who are emotionally attached to my character and they deserve to know the truth than just speculations. Thankyou"

For those unversed, Munmun came into the negative limelight earlier this year when a clip from her YouTube channel went viral. In the same, she was seen using the word 'Bhangi' in a derogatory way, and soon she started trending on social media with the hashtag #ArrestMunmunDutta. Following this, she had issued an apology on May 10, in which she said that she used the word due to her 'language barrier'. Although she deleted the video but multiple FIR's were filed against her in few cities. 

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