Television actor Samay Shah, who features as Gogi in the show Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah was attacked outside his residence in Borivali, Mumbai.The actor has filed a police complaint against the assailant, and has also revealed his picture on social media.
Shah took to his Instagram account, and shared the attacker’s photo which is a snapshot from CCTV footage taken outside his home.The actor gave the information about the incident in a caption to the photo.
Shah said the man came to his building a couple of days back and began to abuse him.He even threatened to kill him. The actor said there is no reason behind the abuse as he doesn’t even know the man.
The CCTV footage of the incident has surfaced online. The video clip shows a man difficult to identify in the video, going after the actor as he arrives home in an auto.
The incident took place on October 27.The actor has filed the complaint at Borivali police station.In the complaint, Shah has claimed that this was the third time he had been threatened by the attacker in the last 15 days.
When asked Shah’s mother Neelam about the incident, she was reported saying to a entertainment portal that this was the third time they had experienced something like this. They stay on the first floor of the building and their house faces the main road. She was at the window, when all of sudden a man seated in a rickshaw passed by his son Samay and abused him loudly. The other time, the same man entered their building premises and started to threaten again, said Neelam.
She also said that they had tried to ask the reason behind the abuse and threats, but the attacker refused to reply and continued to behave badly.
Meanwhile, Samay Shah has been representing the role of Gogi aka Gurucharan Singh Sodi for a very long time in the comedy show Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah which airs on SABTV.