He was an effortless actor and a very positive person. According to his co-starts, he truly loved the show and always came for the shoot even if he was not feeling well.
The actor had also featured in films such as Mela, starring Aamir Khan and Twinkle Khanna, and Funtoosh. In the TV serial, he had replaced actor Nirmal Soni to play the role of Dr.Haathi, after a year of show’s inception. Azad has been part of the show for almost eight years and has been an integral part of Taarak Mehta that has made it to the Guinness Book of World Records for ‘airing the highest number of episodes’ on television, both original and repeat.
Cable Quest mourns his death.