Eight Years Ago, Salman Khan Saved The Life Of Dr. Haathi aka Kavi Kumar Azad

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Salman Khan led the foundation of Being Human an NGO or a charitable venture and since then, the organisation has helped many. In the list, Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah’s fame Dr Hathi or actor Kavi Kumar Azad was also added as eight years ago, Kavi Kumar was in critical condition and Salman came up to rescue him and paid for his hospital treatment and the bariatric surgery. Kavi Kumar left the world earlier this week leaving everybody in shock.

According to the report of a leading daily, Salman paid for the actor’s hospital room and the operation theatre. He also paid for Azad’s medicines. According to the report, Salman works closely with the doctor who attended Kavi Kumar and often pays the medical bills of those in need. Azad’s doctor also waived off his fees.

Salman is known for his work for the people in need and Being Human foundation check a list on that. Even Salman’s salary that he got for Films, more of the half of his salary goes in the foundation. It is also known that Kavi Kumar and Salman had met briefly a few months ago.

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Another report suggests that Kavi Kumar had refused to undergo a second bariatric surgery, despite the advice of his doctor, because his career was depended on him not losing weight. The report said Kavi might have chosen to stay fat for the sake of his career. Dr Muffi Lakdawala stated that the actor refused to lose any more weight for fear of losing out on work. To a question, Dr Lakdawala said that to his suggestion to undergo a second bariatric surgery, Kavi had told him “I have to remain fat so that I continue to look fat on screen”.

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Kavi Kumar Azad also worked in the movies in small roles like Mela (2000), Fun2shh… Dudes in the 10th Century (2003) and but he got fame when he was seen in Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah (2008) alongside Disha Vakani, Dilip Joshi, Munmun Dutta, Sailesh Lodha, Neha Mehta, Gurcharan Singh.

He was last seen by his friends and his co-star Shailesh Lodha, Neha Mehta, Mandar Chandwadkar and Jennifer Mistry in attendance.

Published by Soniya Kaur on 14 Jul 2018

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