Mumbai: Veteran actor Mithilesh Chaturvedi passed away due to a heart-related ailment in his hometown Lucknow last night. He was 68.
Confirming his death, Mithilesh’s son-in-law Ashish Chaturvedi wrote on Facebook: “आप दुनिया के सबसे अच्छे पिता थे, आपने मुझे दामाद नही बल्कि एक बेटे के तरह अपना प्रेम दिया, भगवान आपकी आत्मा को शांति प्रदान करे”
Mithilesh Chaturvedi acted in several Bollywood movies, including Gadar: Ek Prem Katha, Koi Mil Gaya, My Friend Pinto, Ready and Phata Poster Nikla Hero. He has also done TV shows like Neeli Chatri Wale and Kayamat. Recently, he was seen playing a pivotal role in TV show ‘Patiala Babes’.
Reports said he was going to be seen in an upcoming web show ‘Talli Joddi’.
After reports of his demise surfaced, netizens expressed their heartfelt condolences.
“Well-known theatre and film actor #MithileshChaturvedi passes away after suffering heart ailment. May his departed soul rest in peace,” a Twitter user wrote.