I remember watching Mithlesh Chaturvedi in Hrithik Roshan starrer Koi Mil Gaya in 2003. He played the character of a school teacher in the film. Even in that miniscule role, the actor was noticeable. And today, the news of his sad demise arrived. The veteran actor passed away due to cardiac arrest. He was 68 years of age. 

The actor’s son-in-law, Ashish Chaturvedi confirmed the news with a heavy heart on social media. He also posted many pictures of the late actor in his post.  

He writes…

You were the best father in the world and always treated me like your own son. 

Filmmaker Hansal Mehta, who had worked with Mithilesh in Scam 1992 expressed his condolences in his Instagram story.

As per the media reports the veteran artist passed away around 4 AM on Thursday morning. His last rites will be conducted at Versova in Mumbai around 2-3 PM. 

The actor’s demide has left his fans in shock. They offered their condolences through posts on social media. Another theater veteran  Anil Rastogi also expressed his condolences on social media. 

For the uninitiated, Mithilesh started his Bollywood journey with the film Bhai Bhai. He went on to work in films like Gadar: Ek Prem Katha, TaalKoi Mil Gaya, Fiza, Kisna, Bunty Aur Babli, etc. 

The actor also had his stint on Indian Television, he was a part of Kayamat, Patiala Babes, Sinndoor Tere Naam Ka. His ongoing projects included upcoming series Tazaa Khabar starring Bhuvan Bam, Shriya Pilgaonkar, Shilpa Shukla, JD Chakravarthy, Deven Bhojani, Prathmesh Parab, and Nitya Mathuron. The Disney Plus Hotstar series is currently under production. 

His other notable projects include ReadyScam 1992, where he played the character of Ram Jethmalani. He also had an opportunity to work with Amitabh Bachchan and Ayushmann Khurrana in Gulabo Sitabo. Team MissMalini offer their sincere condolences to his family. May Mithilesh’s soul rest in peace!