Kavi Kumar Azad (Dr Hathi) Weight, Age, Wife, Death Cause, Family, Biography & More

Kavi Kumar Azad

Real Name/Full NameKavi Kumar Azad
Nickname(s)Hathi da, Hathi Bhai
Famous RoleDr. Hansraj Hathi (Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in feet inches- 5’ 5”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 140 kg
in pounds- 308 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth12 May 1972
Age (at the time of death)46 Years
BirthplaceSasaram, Bihar, India
Place of DeathWockhardt Hospital, Mumbai
Death CauseCardiac Arrest
Zodiac sign/Sun signTaurus
Nationality Indian
HometownSasaram, Bihar, India
DebutFilm: Mela (2000)
CasteNot Known
HobbiesEating, Watching Cricket Matches
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusUnmarried
ParentsNames Not Known
SiblingsBrother- Ravi (Younger)
Sister- 1
Favourite Things
Favourite ActorVir Das
Favourite ActressParul Yadav
Style Quotient
Assets/PropertiesTwo Food Outlets in Mumbai

Kavi Kumar Azad

Some Lesser Known Facts About Kavi Kumar Azad

  • Does Kavi Kumar Azad smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Kavi Kumar Azad drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • Kavi Kumar was passionate about acting since his childhood but his parents did not allow him to adopt acting as a profession. Thus he ran away from home to Mumbai to become an actor.
  • He used to spend nights on footpaths when he came to Mumbai.
  • Kavi Kumar Azad was a comedic actor who started his acting journey with the Aamir Khan starring “Mela” in 2000. Kavi Kumar Azad Debut Movie
  • He also appeared in a supporting role in the movie Fun2shh in 2003. Kavi Kumar Azad In Fun2shh
  • He started his Television acting career with the role of Jaanbaaz Jadugar in  Best of Luck Nikki, an India sitcom in 2008.
  • His role of Dr. Hansraj Hathi in the very popular Television show “Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah” made him popular in India.

  • In the same show, he played the role of a doctor who is overweight and always loves eating. His character was widely loved by the audience, especially children.
  • He was associated with the Television show since 2009.
  • Before 2010, he had been suffering from obesity. He used to face difficulties doing anything but with the advice of a doctor, he lost 80 kg weight through bariatric surgery in 2010.

  • He passed away on 9 July 2018 due to cardiac arrest. The same day he was supposed to go for the shoot but unfortunately, he breathed his last in the morning at Wockhardt Hospital. Kavi Kumar Azad Passed Away
  • Before his death, he was unwell for three days. He slipped in the coma on 8th July 2018 at the Wockhardt Hospital and passed away on the very next day.
  • Just a few days before his death, he celebrated the completion of 2500 episodes along with Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah team.

  • He was a jolly kind of person who was always blissful with everyone.
  • His dialogue “Sahi Baat Hai” in the show, is very popular among the audience.
  • He used to meet his fans at his food outlet in Mumbai.
  • He was a big fan of cricket and as well as Indian cricket team. His IPL favourite team was Mumbai Indians.