New Delhi: Well-known Indian actor Mithilesh Chaturvedi, who has appeared in several TV shows and movies, including Gadar: Ek Prem Katha, Koi Mil Gaya and Ready to name a few, died of cardiac arrest on Thursday morning. He was admitted to Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital in Mumbai.
His son-in-law Ashish Chaturvedi told PTI: “He was hospitalized for eight to 10 days because he went into cardiac arrest. He had breathing problems and was being treated. He died at 4 a.m. today due to cardiac arrest.”
Many celebrities, including filmmaker Hansal Mehta, Pratik Gandhi, Anees Bazmee, screenwriter-lyricist Mayur Puri, CINTAA and IFTDA, expressed their condolences to the family and expressed their sadness at the sad news.
. @DirectorsIFTDA mourns the passing of veteran actor Mithilesh Chaturvedi.
The 67-year-old actor went into cardiac arrest ten days ago and was admitted to Kokilaben.
The character artist had made memorable appearances in films such as Taal, Fiza, Asoka, Bunty Aur Babli, Krrish, Gulabo Sitabo and the web series Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story.
The last rites of Mithilesh Chaturvedi were held in the evening at a crematorium in Versova. The actor leaves behind his wife, two daughters and a son.
May his soul rest in peace!
(With inputs from PTI)