Disha Vakani aka Dayaben of ‘Tarak Mehta…’ pregnant

Actress Disha Vakani, who has become a household name with her portrayal of Dayaben from hit show ‘Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah’ is pregnant. The 38-year-old actress tied the knot with Mayur Pandya in November 2015 and the couple is expecting their first child.

Lately, the actress is being seen less on the SAB TV show and few days ago there were rumours that Disha has quit the show. However, it is revealed now that Disha’s pregnancy is the reason behind her absence from the show.

A report quoted a close to the show as saying, “Disha has not been shooting for the show for quite some time now. The reason behind her sudden absence from the show is because the actress is expecting her first child.”

The source further confirmed that Disha hasn’t bid adieu to the show, rather she has taken a break due to her pregnancy.

Disha has been working for ‘Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah’ India's longest running sitcom, since its beginning in July 2008. Her brother Mayur Vakani also plays her on-screen brother Sundar in the TV series. Besides, Disha has also played supporting characters on Bollywood films like ‘Devdas’ (2002), ‘Jodha Akbar’, ‘Love Story 2050’ and ‘Mangal Pandey: The Rising’.