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Mithilesh Chaturvedi, veteran Bollywood actor, dies at 67: Kubbra Sait, Anees Bazmee and others mourn the loss

The Koi Mil Gaya actor breathed his last on August 3 after suffering a cardiac arrest, as per news reports.

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Last Updated: 12.46 PM, Aug 04, 2022

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Mithilesh Chaturvedi, veteran Bollywood actor, dies at 67: Kubbra Sait, Anees Bazmee and others mourn the loss

RIP Mithilesh Chaturvedi (Image via Twitter)

It is a sad day for Bollywood as veteran actor Mithilesh Chaturvedi has passed away following a cardiac arrest on August 3, in Lucknow. Director Hansal Mehta, who has collaborated with the deceased actor in his smash hit series Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story, took to his social media handle to share the heartbreaking news. 

Along with a photograph of the late actor, who has featured in many films throughout his career, Mehta wrote in caption, “RIP Mithileshji”. He even informed that the veteran actor recently shot for his charater in Scam 2003.

Mithilesh Chaturvedi’s son-in-law Ashish confirmed the news of his passing on his Facebook account and wrote a heartfelt note for him. In the post, he talked about how the actor had embraced him as his own son and was ‘the best father in the world’.

Once the news started circulating, social media users were quick to pay respects to the actor too. One hopes that May his departed soul rest in peace, while another described it as “sad news”.

Industry folks took to their social media pages to mourn the loss of the veteran actor. Kubbra Sait wrote, "Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji'un The lovely #MithileshChaturvedi a treasured co-actor." 

Anees Bazmee took to his Twitter account to share a video in loving memory of the actor and wrote, "Really not able to take this in! Spoke to him a couple of days back and now i see this! Really sad to lose such a gem who was a delight to work and spend time with..."

Popular TV actor Delnaaz Irani shared, "Sad to hear about the passing of #MithileshChaturvedi ji. Such an amazing actor with such great roles he portrayed. My Deepest condolences to his family."

For those of you who are not in the know, Bollywood actor Mithilesh Chaturvedi has acted in films for over two decades and was a popular face in the Indian theatre circuit as well. 

Some of his famous works include Koi Mil Gaya, Asoka, Gadar Ek Prem Katha, and Ready, among others.

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