Just as the television industry grapples with the loss of two actors—Aditya Singh Rajput and Vaibhavi Upadhyaya—the death of another prominent actor has come as a shock. Anupamaa actor Nitesh Pandey, who played the character of Dheeraj Kapoor in the hit show, has passed away due to cardiac arrest. He was 51.
According to Times of India, the actor suffered a cardiac arrest at about 2am near Nashik on Wednesday. Nitesh is known for playing Shah Rukh Khan’s assistant in ‘Om Shanti Om, and known for his roles in many popular television shows. He was last seen in Anupamaa and Pyar Ka Dard Hai Meetha Meetha Pyara Pyara.
Sad to know about the sudden demise of Nitesh Pandey a brilliant actor and a fun loving person due to cardiac arrest at Igatpuri .
His demise is a great loss to the film and Tv industry.
My heartfelt condolences to his entire family and near ones .
Om shanti .
— Ashoke Pandit (@ashokepandit) May 24, 2023
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