Veteran actor Mithilesh Chaturvedi passes away at 68, Hansal Mehta and other celebs pay condolences

    Veteran actor Mithilesh Chaturvedi passes away at 68, Hansal Mehta and other celebs pay condolences

    The veteran actor has predominantly worked in Bollywood and is known for his role in films like Koi… Mil Gaya, Gadar: Ek Prem Katha, Krissh, Bunty aur Babli, Arjun Patiala, Ajab Prem Ki Gazab Kahani and many more. He also featured as Ram Jethmalani in Hansal Mehta’s web series Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story.

    Veteran actor Mithilesh Chaturvedi passes away at 68, Hansal Mehta and other celebs pay condolences

    In a shocking turn of events, veteran actor Mithilesh Chaturvedi , 68, passed away on August 3 in Lucknow due to a cardiac ailment. The actor’s death comes shortly after he recently shifted base to his hometown to recover after suffering a heart attack. His son-in-law Ashish Chaturvedi broke the news on social media.

    The actor has predominantly worked in Bollywood and is known for his role in films like Koi… Mil Gaya, Gadar: Ek Prem Katha, Krissh, Bunty aur Babli, Arjun Patiala, Ajab Prem Ki Gazab Kahani and many more. He also featured as Ram Jethmalani in Hansal Mehta ’s web series Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story. His last film was Gulabo Sitabo with Amitabh Bachchan and Ayushmann Khurrana. Reportedly, he had also bagged a web show, Talli Jodi, with Maninee De. He was also part of television shows.

    Mithilesh’s son took to Facebook and shared a series of photos of his late father-in-law and alongside penned an emotional note. He wrote in Hindi, “Aap duniya ke sabse achhe pita the, aapne mujhe damaad nahi balki ek bete ki tarah apana prem diya, bhagwan apki aatma ko shanti pradan kare” (You were the best father in the world, you gave me your love like a son, not a son-in-law, may your soul rest in peace).

    Even filmmaker Hansal Mehta confirmed the news. Taking to his Instagram account, he shared a picture of Mithilesh and wrote, "RIP Mithileshji." The 68-year-old actor has been part of the entertainment industry for decades. After learning about his unfortunate demise, netizens expressed their deep condolences. "Well-known theatre and film actor #MithileshChaturvedi passes away after suffering heart ailment. May his departed soul rest in peace," wrote a fan. Another wrote, "Sad news, rest in peace sir." Meanwhile, the details regarding his last rites are awaited.