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3 Idiots actor Akhil Mishra dies at 67 after falling in kitchen

Actor Akhil Mishra died in an accident. He gained popularity by doing the cameo role of Librarian Dubey in '3 Idiots' and playing the role of Umed Singh Bundela in Uttaran starring Tina Datta and Rashami Desai.

Ridhi Suri Edited By: Ridhi Suri @SuriRidhi New Delhi Updated on: September 21, 2023 15:20 IST
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Actor Akhil Mishra, known for playing the role of librarian Dubey in Aamir Khan's '3 Idiots', died in an unfortunate accident. The actor is survived by his wife and actress, Suzanne Bernert. He was 67.

His wife Suzanne Bernert said Mishra, who had blood pressure issues, succumbed to injuries following the accident in the kitchen. "He was on a chair in the kitchen trying to do something when he fell down and hurt his head and back. He was later rushed to the hospital by the family and neighbours. He was still coherent while going to the hospital. And then internal haemorrhage started. Despite the doctor's best efforts, he could not be saved," she told PTI on Thursday.

Akhil Mishra, a popular actor known for his work in the film and television industry, appeared in various Bollywood movies and television shows. He is recognised for his versatile acting skills and has portrayed a wide range of characters in both films and TV series. Some of his notable works include roles in movies like 'Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi', 'Gandhi, My Father' and 'Don', among others. He earned major recognition for his portrayal as Librarian Dubey in '3 Idiots,' which starred Aamir Khan, Sharman Joshi, Kareena Kapoor, R Madhavan, Boman Irani and others.

In addition to his film roles, he has also been a part of popular Indian television shows. He played the character of Umed Singh Bundela in the popular show 'Uttaran,' starring Tina Datta and Rashami Desai. 

Akhil was first married to Manju Mishra in 1983 who had acted with him in his first feature film 'Dhat Tere...Ki' in 1983 and a serial 'Grihalakshmi Ka Jinn'. After Manju’s death in 1997, he got married to German actress Suzanne Bernert in February 2009.

Suzanne is known for working in  ‘Ramdhanu - The Rainbow’, ‘Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd’. She has also worked in TV show ‘Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai’. She portrayed Sonia Gandhi on the television series 7 RCR, and in the Hindi film The Accidental Prime Minister.

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