Popular TV show, Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah, recently land into trouble when actor Amit Bhatt, who plays the character of Bapuji said Hindi is Mumbai's language in the show. One of the regional political parties criticized the actor and show and told them to apologise for hurting the sentiments of the Mumbaikars. Yesterday, we saw Amit Bhatt apologising to the party, whereas the creator of the show also issued a statement on Twitter, which reads, "The only thing we believe in spreading is love and happiness! We apologize if we have hurted any sentiments through our show. We believe in unity in diversity & respect for each and every religion and its mother tongue. Keep smiling & keep watching #TMKOC! @AsitKumarrModi @sabtv".
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In the scene, which garnered controversy, we see Amit Bhatt saying, “See, our Gokuldham is in Mumbai, what is Mumbai’s language? Hindi. That is why we will write the thought for the day in Hindi.” He further added, “If our Gokuldam would’ve been in Chennai, we’d have written it in Tamil, and if our Gokuldam would’ve been in America and Europe, we’d have written in English.”
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