Nitesh Pandey, passed away on the 24th of May, due to a cardiac arrest and this news has stunned the industry. The actor was part of notable shows and films like Anupamaa and also starred alongside Shah Rukh Khan in Om Shanti Om. His close friend and colleague Rupali Ganguly remembers him from small instances from the past as she says that he has messaged her last week and the two had even planned to make their sons meet soon.

The Anupamaa actress also recalls the time the two spent on set and the last time she ‘almost’ saw him. She says that he had spotted her while he was leaving the set and insisted that he should turn his car around and come see her, but she told him that she would see him soon next week. However, three weeks passed and now she will never be able to see him. She also says that his presence on set felt like having a best friend around you at work. and also mentions how much of a dog lover he was, just like her.

The team at MissMalini offers condolences to his family and may his soul rest in peace.