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Veteran actor Sameer Khakhar dies of multiple organ failure

Written by  Shefali Kohli -- March 15th 2023 12:30 PM
Veteran actor Sameer Khakhar dies of multiple organ failure

Veteran actor Sameer Khakhar dies of multiple organ failure

Sameer Khakhar passes away: Veteran actor Sameer Khakhar is no more. He was 71.

The news of the actor demise was confirmed by his brother Ganesh. He informed that Sameer died due to multiple organ failure. 


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Ganesh said that, "He experienced some respiratory issues yesterday morning, we called the doctor home and he asked to get him admitted. So we took him to the hospital and he was admitted to the ICU. He then had multiple organ failures and today at 4.30 am he passed away." 

Meanwhile, several celebrities and veteran actors also paid heartfelt tribute to Nukkad fame. 

Filmmaker Hansal Mehta took to his social media handle and wrote, "For some reason I was nicknamed Khopdi in college after his iconic character in Nukkad. My closest friends from the time still call me Khopdi. But I guess it's time to say goodbye to the OG. Goodbye Sameer Khakhar. Thank you for the memories."

Notably, Sameer Khakhar’s career spanned nearly four decades in Indiana cinema. He rose to fame with his roles in TV shows 'Nukkad' and 'Circus'. He was also featured in 'Shrimaan Shrimati', and 'Adaalat'. He also played vital roles in films, including 'Hasee Toh Phasee', 'Jai Ho', 'Patel Ki Punjabi Shaadi'.   

- ANI

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