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Ghanashyam Nayak aka Nattu Kaka of 'Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chasmah' battling cancer, continues working amid treatment

Ghanashyam Nayak spoke about looking forward to working in Mumbai in the coming months.

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Ghanashyam Nayak aka Nattu Kaka of 'Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chasmah' battling cancer, continues working amid treatment
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Veteran actor Ghanashyam Nayak who plays the role of Natwarlal Prabhashankar Undhaiwala aka Nattu Kaka in 'Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah' is currently undergoing cancer treatment. His son Vikas Nayak confirmed the report during an interaction and said that he is doing fine but has to undergo chemotherapy session once a month.

Ghanashyam's son told Dainik Bhaskar, "In April, we did a positron emission tomography scanning of his neck, in which again some spots were found. He did not have any discomfort or pain in any way. But we did not want to take any risk, because of that we have started his chemotherapy sessions again. This treatment is being done from the same hospital and doctor from whom he was earlier. Papa is completely fine, just once a month we take him to the hospital for the session Will get a PET scan done again next month. I hope those spots are gone."

While the veteran actor told the portal, "I am feeling fine but yes, the treatment has also started again. Currently, the chemotherapy session is going on. After almost four months I shot a special scene in Daman last week and Believe me I had a lot of fun there. As per the storyline at present, Natukaka is in his village and from there he makes a call to Jethalal. I went to Gujarat for a day just to shoot this call sequence. Episode one will be telecast in two days. Right now I am waiting to start shooting in Mumbai, I am very positive."

Earlier, Ghanashyam had opened up on reports of facing financial crisis in an interview with The Times of India. He said, "I am not suffering from any financial crisis. I am enjoying my time at home with my grandchildren and my children are actually helping people who need any kind of help. I am neither unemployed nor suffering from any financial woes."

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