Role: Moti Baa
Girlfriend of Jigar
Role: Gurinder Gudiya Chaddha Thakkar
He is a dreamer and romantic person by nature and also quite passionate about painting. He has been painting a girl of his dreams without knowing who she is but when he sees Baby he realizes that she is the girl of his imagination and falls in love with her.
Role: Leela Thakkar
The lively and daydreaming wife of Arvind. liked by everyone, she is always jovial and ready for a good old gossip. She and her younger sister-in-law or devrani Pravina are always hatching schemes against Baa's wishes to try and modernise the house or get out of doing work. Fashion-conscious and educated, she wishes to move to America one day and see her daughter Dimple happily married to Anish. Often clashes with her sister-in-law Charubala, who lives in the town (as opposed to the Thakkar's in the suburbs) and tries to glorify this superior lifestyle in every way.
Role: Dimple Thakkar
The eldest grand daughter in the family (born to Leela and Arvind). She is a student of fashion design and cares about Baby a lot. She hates it when the family gives in to every one of baby's demands as she believes that it makes Baby weaker. She is loved by her family and finds it very funny when her father and grand father fight. Her mother dreams of getting her married to a rich boy from US. She in love with Anish, a rich Indian from America.
Anish who is a big businessman living in abroad engaged with Dimple and a friend of Baby aka Radhika Thakkar..
Role: Labhshankar Thakkar
The artistic yet highly unhelpful husband of Godavari Thakkar, Labhshankar is a drunkard who, when the family lived in poverty (his children were pre-teen), did nothing to help and never got a job. Because of this he is despised by his eldest son, Arvind, who lost his childhood as he tried to help his mother in bringing up his brothers and sisters. Has improved recently with the increased involvement in Gattu's and Saumil's welfare, but his old habits remain.
Role: Radhika Baby Thakkar
The seventh and youngest child. She has polio and is on crutches. Strong-willed, righteous yet rebellious, she is known as junior jogmaiya (instructor/leader/sergeant) by her siblings (the senior jogmaiya being Baa), because of her strong attitude and fear of no one. She is the only one who has the guts to stand up to Baa. She secretly loves Anish.
Role: Gopal “Gattu” Thakkar
He is the sixth child . He is mentally retarded, and has no job as he failed primary school. Plays with the kids. His innocent nature, combined with his continuous desire to eat, make him one of the public's favourite characters.
Role: Nursi Kaka
Famous for never having smiled in many years, Narsi Kaka helps around the house. Grumbles and moans constantly, and is likened to Arvind in that he always goes to Baa to complain about something or other.
Role: Tushar Bhayani
The infuriating husband of Charubala, he cracks painful jokes which only he and his wife find funny. Seems to have no purpose in life apart from annoying his in-laws. No one can stand him, but he has proved himself useful in difficult situations due to his power and contacts, and did a lot of work to get a surgeon for Saumil's surgery.
Role: Harshad Thakkar
The fifth son of Labhshankar and Godavri is a doctor by profession. He has not been living with the family for the past five years because of the conflict of interests between his mother and his wife Shilpa. He is a child specialist and his wife a gynecologist. Together they run a small hospital and has attained a good amount of success. His only worry is that his children are missing the joys of his joint family.
Role: Pravin Thakkar
The second child of the family, Pravin's first and only love is money. He never contributes to any money-related crises, but will always grab a chance at making money. Owns a small sari(dress) business. Because of his tight-fistedness his wife Pravina and brother Subodh often con him into giving money to them for family purposes.
Role: Arvind Thakkar
The eldest son of Labhshankar and Godavari Thakkar, he is the Santa Claus of the family. He is a spoilsport, as well as an over-sensitive and boring person. He loves his family and has a record of all the important dates in the family. He started helping his mother at a very early age in the family business and hates his father as he believes that he made him lose his childhood. He also has his differences with his third brother as he also chose theatre as his profession and is very popular among the women including his wife. When asked to dress up for a fancy dress party as part of Saumil's first wish, he put on a different coloured checked shirt, and waved his hand frantically. Upon being asked who he was pretending to be by his confused wife and daughter, he got angry and said he was the insurance broker he shares his desk with. Has an annoying, and rather frightening habit of grunting hah whenever someone says anything funny or remotely interesting. Only listens to Baa.
Role: Subodh Thakkar
The ladies' man, every woman in the family would like to have a husband like him. A die hard romantic with a great sense of humour and great love for his wife makes this man very popular in the household. Although in a profession like theatre he has no vices and is the loving brother to Gattu the youngest of his brothers.
Role: Godavari “Baa” Thakkar
She is the wife of Labhshankar Thakkar and the queen bee of the Thakkar household. Managed everything from bringing up the kids to ruling the kitchen with absolute ease. She ran the household with a business she set up. She inherited her father's house and the family stays there as her brother has settled in the US. She is a good judge of people but do not permit anyone to cross the line she has set for the members of her family.
A drama artist turned cook when the company shut down is very adamant that the family pronounce his name as Rajja and not Raja. He loves singing and dancing and even work does not stop him from doing so. All the women in the family love him but his song and dance routine during work hours get them all irritated.
Role: Meenakshi Thakkar
The wife of Subodh. She is an obidient wife but a very misunderstood sister and daughter-in-law. Although she does whatever to please and help the family because she is naïve she is easily fooled. Hence everyone ignores her and keeps a distance. She also has a bad sense of dressing. Her eight year old daughter is very special to her but she even dresses up the kid very funnily. Shares a good rapport with Leela and Pravina. She is deeply religious, believes in fasting (almost every day), crying (constantly) and doing everything (albeit unintentionally it seems) incredibly slowly, earning her the sarcastic nickname Kolkata Express from Pravina. Drives her family mad with her uncontrollable crying, and complete lack of understanding of the outside world.
Role: Dr. Shilpa Thakkar
She is a mother of two and the wife of Harshad. Her ambition to run a hospital got her and her husband out of the house. Her mother is a good friend of Godavri.
Role: Pravina Thakkar
Pravina, the wife of Pravin, is the prankster of the family. She is always trying to get her brothers- and sisters-in-law, especially Meenakshi, into trouble with her schemes. Her authentic Gujarati accent immediately makes her one of the comedians of the show, and she obliges. Falters only in front of Baa, who eventually finds out what she has done. Called bhulakad or forgetful person by her family as she never seems to remember what needs to be done, but only what must be done next to change the Thakkar lifestyle.
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