The veteran actor had been a part of shows such as Roop - Mard Ka Naya Swaroop, C.I.D., Shrikant Bashir, Sanskaar - Dharohar Apnon Ki and Mahabharat.
Last Updated: 06.12 AM, Jul 30, 2022
Veteran actor Rasik Dave passed away on Friday, due to kidney failure, at the age of 65. Rasik was married to actress Ketki Dave.
According to a report in ETimes, the late actor had been on dialysis for the past two years and his condition had been bad for the past month.
As an actor, Rasik had predominantly worked in Gujarati and Hindi, both in theatre and television. He had begun his career with the 1982 Gujarati film Putra Vadhu and had been a part of shows such as Roop - Mard Ka Naya Swaroop, C.I.D., Shrikant Bashir, Piya Basanti Re, Byomkesh Bakshi, Sanskaar - Dharohar Apnon Ki and Mahabharat.
Rasik had been married to actress Ketki, who has been a part of shows like Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, Behenein and the films Aamdani Atthanni Kharcha Rupaiya, Money Hai Toh Honey Hai, Kal Ho Naa Ho, and Hello! Hum Lallan Bol Rahe Hain. Rasik and Ketki had appeared together in the dance reality series Nach Baliye in the year 2006. The couple also reportedly ran a Gujarati theatre company together.
Actor and filmmaker JD Majethia and Filmmaker Ashoke Pandit had expressed their grief on the actor’s passing on their social media handles. Majethia wrote on Twitter “Heartbroken and deeply saddened to hear about the untimely demise of Rasik Dave. Gone too soon brother. May God give your family the strength to get through his difficult time. Om Shanti”.
Pandit had tweeted “Sad to know about the demise of a dear friend Rasik Dave who was a versatile actor on stage , tv and films due to kidney failure.Heartfelt condolences to his wife Ketaki Dave and his entire family .Will always be remembered”.
Rasik is survived by his wife and children. The late actor’s last rites will reportedly take place on Saturday.