Actor Dilip Joshi took to social media Tuesday to share snaps from his daughter Niyati’s wedding. It was a star-studded celebration over multiple days, with many of Joshi’s co-stars from the popular sitcom Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah, on which he plays the famous character of Jethalal, in attendance.
“You can borrow feelings from songs and films, but when it all happens to you first-hand… that experience is unparalleled,” Joshi wrote, sharing photos from the wedding day on Instagram.
“Wishing my little girl, Niyati and the newest entrant to the family, my son, Yashowardhan, the very best and so much more on this amazing journey!” he added, thanking those who attended and sent their blessings for the newlyweds.
Photos show Niyati decked in red and captured in several special moments with the family, including a photo where her mother Jaymala sees her in her bridal attire in awe.
Joshi and Jaymala are parents to two, Niyati and son Ritwik.
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While not much is known about the newlywed couple, it is reported that Yashovardhan Mishra is the son of a film writer.
Attendees at the wedding celebrations included Taarak Mehta actors Priya Rajda, Jennifer Mistry, Kush Shah and Palak Sindhwani. Visuals circulating on social media show glimpses of other moments from the event, including those of Joshi shaking a leg to the dhol.
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Malav Rajda, who is the director of the sitcom, in a post also shared photos from the wedding, which took place on December 11. “…congratulations once again to the lovely couple n wishing them a very happy married life,” he wrote. Rajda is married to Priya Ahuja, who plays Rita reporter on Taarak Mehta.
Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah, adapted from a Gujarati column by writer Tarak Mehta, is a record-breaker holding the title of longest-running Indian daily television sitcom as counted episode-wise by the Guinness Book of World Records. It premiered in 2008 and has run over 3300 episodes.