‘Devastated’: Rupali Ganguly Mourns Death of 'Anupamaa' Co-Star Nitesh Pandey

Nitesh Pandey, who is known for his role in the popular television series, Anupamaa, has passed away.

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Actor Nitesh Pandey, who is known for his role as Dheeraj Kapoor in the popular television series, Anupamaa, has passed away. His friend and co-actor Rupali Ganguly condoled the loss of the actor and spoke about the last time they meet. 


As per a report by India Today, she said:

“He was the only industry friend who stayed constantly in touch with me apart from Delnaaz and Sarabhais, during my sabbatical. He had even come to meet me after Rudransh was born. I can’t believe this! His son Aarav is just a few months older than Rudransh. He had messaged me just last week about a painting he had made and we had made plans to make our sons meet. We would bond over dogs. His wife Arpita is an animal caregiver and a feeder too like me. I am devastated! He was so fiercely protective about me. "
Rupali Ganguly, Actor

“Even when he came to Anupamaa, it felt as if you have your bestie next to you at your workplace. Just this month beginning, I had gone very late for a film's get together and saw his car leaving, so I called him and said I saw you and he said tu ruk main aata hoon gaadi ghumake , and I said no no ghar jaa agale hafte milte hai. Teen hafte ho gaye uss baat ko and now I will never meet him. I can't believe this," she added.

The Anupamaa actor died of a heart attack in Igatpuri, near Mumbai. The actor worked in shows like Khosla Ka Ghosla, Dabangg 2, and Badhaai DoHe also ran his own production house, Dream Castle Productions.

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