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Anupamaa actor Rituraj Singh dies due to heart attack at 59

Rituraj K Singh passed away on Monday night due to a heart attack. He was last seen in daily soap Anupamaa. Scroll down to know more details.

Reported By : Namrata Dubey Written By : Snigdha Behera
New Delhi
Updated on: February 20, 2024 13:21 IST
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Actor Rituraj K Singh, who was currently playing the role of Yashpal Dhillon in the popular TV show Anupamaa, passed away on Monday night due to a heart attack. He was 59.Apart from TV shows, he has also worked in several films as well. His last rites and cremation ceremony will be held at Oshiwara Hindi Cemetry, 11 Prakash Nagar, Driyasneshwar Nagar , Jogeshwari West, Mumbai.

India Tv - Last rites of Rituraj Singh

Image Source : FILE IMAGELast rites of Rituraj Singh

Rituraj Singh Chandrawat Sisodia who is popularly known as Rituraj Singh, was born in Rajasthan and moved to the United States at the age of 12, after doing his schooling in Delhi. He came back to Mumbai in 1993. Rituraj Singh has worked with the Barry John's Theatre Action Group for 12 years in Delhi. He had also been featured in the popular Hindi TV game show Tol Mol Ke Bol.

He has also been part of several popular TV shows including Banegi Apni Baat, Yule Love Stories, Yule Love Stories, Ghar Ek Mandir, Kutumb, Kittie Party, K.Street Pali Hill, Kahaani Ghar Ghar Ki, Kulvaddhu, Adaalat, Hitler Didi, Diya Aur Baati Hum, Beintehaa, Ekk Nayi Pehchaan, Laado 2, Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai. He was recently seen in Anupamaa playing the role of Yashpal. The ongoing popular TV also features Rupali Ganguly, Sudhanshu Pandey, Madalsa Sharma and Gaurav Khanna among others.

He has also worked in web series including The Test Case, Hey Prabhu!, Criminal Justice, Abhay, Bandish Bandits, Never Kiss Your Best Friend and Made in Heaven. Apart from TV shows and web series, Rituraj Singh has worked in films, including Miss Beatty's Children Mr Shrimati, Hum Tum Aur Ghost, The Masterpiece, Badrinath Ki Dulhania, Satyamev Jayate 2, Vash. He has also worked in Tamil film Thunivu. 

During the promotion of the film, Rituraj Singh even shared a poster on social media. The caption read, "YAARIYAN 2” is coming to Theatres Today just for You!!! Starring Divya Khosla Kumar, Pearl Puri & Meezaan Jafri. Directed by Radhika Rao & Vinay Sapru & Produced by T SERIES! Please go & see it. I’m sure you will Love the Film...You may even see a glimpse of Me as well".

Celebrities mourn Rituraj Singh's death

Arshad Warsi took to social media and penned a note for the actor. He wrote, "I am so saddened to know that Ritu Raj passed away. We lived in the same building, he was a part of my first film as a producer. Lost a friend and a great actor… will miss you brother…".

Varun Dhawan and Rituraj Singh who played the role of Son and father in Badrinath Ki Dulhaniya took to social media to mourn the demise of the actor. 

India Tv - Varun Dhawan Instagram story

Image Source : INSTAGRAMVarun Dhawan Instagram story

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