Shyam Pathak is a Television Actor.He is playing the character of Patrakar Popatlal on
Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah.

He comes from a very simple middle-class Gujarati family.His mother wanted him to become a CA. So, he worked hard and became one but that wasn’t something he wanted to do. he wanted to be an actor so without informing anyone at home he joined the National School of Drama (NSD). There he met a South Indian girl who was his classmate and later become his wife.
His elder daughter Niyati is five and son Parth is one-and-a-half-years-old.

He has worked in several tv.shows.His popular tv shows are
1) Jasuben Jayantilaal Joshi Ki joint Family
2) Sukh by Chance
3) Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah

Patrakar Popatlal (Shyam Pathak) is very cynical and demands everything to be cancelled, with the tag lines “cancel kardo” and “duniya hila doonga”. He always carries an umbrella with him. Born on 6/6/1976 at 6:06 pm (as shown in an episode where Popatlal and Daya go to a guru before Shivratri for Marriage Consultation), and he always tries to marry but in vain he doesn’t succeed.

He is one of the funniest and popular character in Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah.