'Mirzapur' actor Jitendra Shastri death: Actor and theatre artist Jitu aka Jitendra Shastri who played Usmaan in Ali Fazal-Pankaj Tripathi starrer Mirzapur has died.
The news of his demise was confirmed by his friends and colleagues Sanjay Mishra and Rajesh Tailang.
Sanjay Mishra mourned Jitu’s demise and posted on his social media handle - “Jitu brother, had you been around, you would have told me that sometimes a person goes out of network, while his name stays in the cell phone. You are out of the world but will always remain in the network of my mind and heart. Om Shanti @jitu.shastri.7.”
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“Can’t believe Jitu Bhai is no more, what an amazing actor, what a wonderful human being, amazing sense of humour, got the opportunity to spend time working with him. It was my good fortune. #JitendraShastri Jitu Bhai Regards," Rajesh Tailang said on Twitter.
विश्वास नहीं हो रहा जीतू भाई नहीं रहे, कितने कमाल के अभिनेता, कितने कमाल के इंसान , कमाल का सेंस ऑफ ह्यूमर ,उनके साथ काम करने का, समय बिताने का अवसर मिला, सौभाग्य मेरा। #JitendraShastri जीतू भाई सादर नमन ?? pic.twitter.com/sLPtSCPNAx
— Rajesh Tailang (@rajeshtailang) October 15, 2022
Jitendra Shastri was known for films like Black Friday, India's Most Wanted, Rajma Chawal and Ashoka among others.