Who Is Rakhi Vijan? New Actress Rumored To Play Daya Ben In TMKOC

If you are a fan of India’s biggest and most popular sitcom show Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah, you must be keeping a track of all the new updates. The show has been running without the character of Daya Ben for the last 5 years and Disha Vakani who used to play the iconic role earlier had quit the show to enjoy motherhood. 

Since then, the news regarding the comeback of Daya Ben’s character made rounds on the internet various times. But this time, the speculations are super strong as the producer of TMKOC, Asit Modi has confirmed that they will soon get back Daya in the show. 

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Though it was not stated whether Disha will make her comeback or a new actress will be brought on-board, the name of Rakhi Vijan popped in various media reports. Many reports online and on social media claimed Rakhi Vijan will soon join the team of Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah as the new Daya Ben. 

You too must have come across the news that Rakhi Vijan will be the new Daya Ben of the TMKOC family. But do you know who she is? 

Rakhi Vijan is an actress who is well known for her performance in some television daily soaps. She also played the role of Sweety Mathur in the popular TV sitcom Hum Paanch. 


She has been a part of shows like; Pyar Zindagi Hai, Jiya Jale, Mrs Kaushik Ki Paanch Bahuein, Ganga and many more. Not only this, she also participated in the second season of Bigg Boss but was eliminated in the second week.

Apart from the professional front, Rakhi Vijan was married to Rajiv Tandon, brother of Bollywood actress Raveena Tandon. The couple got married in 2004, but their wedding could not run for long and the duo got divorced after 6 years in 2010. 

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And if you have a really great memory, you can also recall her in movies like Krrish 3, Golmaal Returns and Thank You.

It’s been a long time since she has been a part of a project, hence the news of her joining TMKOC as Daya Ben was great news for her admirers as well. 


Yes, there are rumors all around that Rakhi will play the role of Daya Ben, and the fans are quite excited about the same. But Rakhi Vijan has officially denied all the rumors in an interview with TOI, and through an Instagram post.


All the TMKOC fans have been left hopeless once again, and are keen to finally get to watch Daya Ben back on the show. Though the show’s producer has promised the comeback of Daya, it can’t be said how long it will take.

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