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RIP Amit Mistry: Yamla Pagla Deewana to Bandish Bandits, relive his performances on OTT

Amit Mistry was seen as the lead in the Gujarati film, Chor Bani Thangaat Kare.

RIP Amit Mistry: Yamla Pagla Deewana to Bandish Bandits, relive his performances on OTT
  • By Shaheen | OTTPlay

Last Updated: 06.30 PM, Apr 23, 2021


Gujarati actor Amit Mistry passed away after cardiac arrest on Friday, April 23, 2021. His sudden demise has left the industry in shock.

Mistry, last seen in Amazon Prime Video original Bandish Bandits, had made his film debut back in 2000 with Saif Ali Khan-Priety Zinta’s Kya Kehna. The movie can be streamed on Voot.

21 years later, Mistry was awaiting the release of his upcoming project, Dilphire (currently in post-production). The actor has been part of some memorable films in the two decades of his work.

Take a look…

1. Ek Chaalis Ki Last Local (Disney+Hotstar)

The Abhay Deol-Neha Dhupia starrer, Ek Chaalis Ki Last Local, was a critically-acclaimed film. In the movie, Mistry played the role of Nilesh (Deol)’s friend Patrick, who changed his life through gambling. The comedy-thriller is the story about two people - Nilesh and Madhu/Mala (Dhupia) who miss their 1.40 am train and thereafter, their lives change drastically.

2. Shor In The City (AltBalaji)

Mistry played a smaller role, that of Tipu, in the film Shor In The City. The movie starred Sendhil Ramamurthy, Tusshar Kapoor and Nikhil Dwivedi in the lead roles. Written and directed by Raj Nidimoru and Krishna D.K., the film was a critically-acclaimed one. It was the story of different people who face life-altering decisions at the time of Ganesh Chaturthi.

3. Bey Yaar (Amazon Prime Video)

In Bey Yaar, Mistry was seen in the role of Prabodh Gupta. In the role of a method actor Pranav, he helped the lead actors Pratik Gandhi (Tino) and Divyang Thakkar (Chako) retrieve a painting. Mistry pretended to be an International artist in Bihar whose work was yet to be exhibited in India.

4. Chor Bani Thangaat Kare (Amazon Prime Video)

Mistry was seen in the lead role of Robin in Chor Bani Thangaat Kare. Robin is a compulsive stealer, who has been detected with Kleptomania. The only cure for him at the moment is finding true love. That is when he meets Khushbu (Bijal Joshi). His habit of stealing drives her away. However, Robin is determined to win her back, and thus, he changes his way of life.

5. Bandish Bandits (Amazon Prime Video)

The actor was last seen in the Amazon Prime Video original web show Bandish Bandits. He played the role of Devendra on the show. It is a romantic-drama web series which focuses on the lives of Indian classical singer Radhe and pop star Tamanna. They set out on a journey of ‘self-discovery and eventually, you guessed it, fall in love.