Sachin Shroff had replaced Lodha after much conjecture following Shailesh Lodha's departure

He is a popular television actor, whom audiences recently saw in Season 3 of Ashram on MX Player

Sachin Shroff has starred in Sinndoor Tere Naam Ka, Tumhari Paakhi and Har Ghar Kuch Kehta Hai

Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah launched on July 28, 2008 

Sachin Shroff replaces Shailesh Lodha in show, Asit Kumarr Modi confirm

Shailesh Lodha, after stopping shooting for TMKOC, has started shooting for Waah Bhai Waah

A well-known character, Tapu, played by Raj Anadkat, is also believed to have left the show

The 52-year-old Lodha, originally from Jodhpur, seems to have made up his mind about his exit