Posted: 17 November 2009 at 4:38am | IP Logged
Irritated man fields around 50 calls a day on his home phone
that has same number as shop in TV serial Tarak Mehta Ka Ulta Chashma
resident Dhruv Sharma (21) is tired of fielding calls for Jethalal ada,
a character in the comedy serial Taarak Mehta Ka Ulta Chashma on SAB
His home phone number has been displayed on Jethalal's shop board in the serial.
a marketing assistant in a jewellery shop in Andheri, says he has been
getting as many as 50 calls a day on his home phone for the last one
month, asking for Jethalal.
"People of all ages from all corners of the country call for Jethalal. I sent a complaint by e-mail to SAB TV,
but nothing has come of it.
I miss important calls because I am busy with calls for Jethalal for the past two months.
Some callers are really rude. When I called the officials, they assured me that they would do something."In defence
A SAB TV spokesperson said, "We did
get a call from Sharma yesterday. When we tried calling the number, it
was unreachable. We've not received any mails from him.
feel he is doing this for publicity because we don't know whether he is
saying truth. But we have sorted out the problem now."
source : http://www.mid-day.com/news/2009/nov/101109-Tarak-Mehta-Ka-Ulta-Chashma-Dhruv-Sharma-TV-serial.htm