Veteran actor Sameer Khakhar, finest identified for his function within the iconic tv present ‘Nukkad’ died on Wednesday at a hospital in Mumbai. He was 71.
Born on August 9, 1952, Sameer Khakhar, was a Bollywood, TV and theatre actor. In a profession spanning practically 4 a long time, the actor rose to fame along with his function as ‘Khopdi’ within the TV present ‘Nukkad’. He can be identified for his function in ‘Circus’.
After working persistently in films and TV reveals, he moved to the US within the Nineteen Nineties for a number of years to turn into a software program developer. However, he returned to India in 2008 when the recession hit, as per a PTI report.
He hit the headlines in early 2021 after a tweet from a movie journalist, informing business people who the actor was on the lookout for work, caught the eye of business colleagues corresponding to Satish Shah and Gulshan Devaiah. ”I’m hopeful individuals who know me will supply me work. I want to work until my final breath. I wish to entertain folks all my life, I’m not drained but,” he had mentioned.
His different notable works embody movies like Parinda, Jai Ho, Hasee Toh Phasee, ‘Patel Ki Punjabi Shaadi. The veteran actor was not too long ago seen in Amazon Prime Video’s Farzi, Zee5’s Sunflower and Sudhir Mishra’s Serious Men.
The actor was admitted to MM Hospital in Borivali in suburban Mumbai on Tuesday morning following respiratory points. He collapsed and died after struggling a number of organ failure at 4.30 am at the moment. Mr Khakhar is survived by his spouse.