Actor Mithilesh Chaturvedi passed away in Lucknow. On Thursday morning, filmmaker Hansal Mehta took to Instagram and shared the unfortunate news. He dropped a picture of Mithilesh and wrote, "RIP Mithileshji." Reportedly, the actor died on August 3 after suffering a cardiac ailment. Chaturvedi's last rites will be held in the evening at a crematorium in Versova. The actor is survived by his wife, two daughters and a son.
His son-in-law Ashish, too, mourned the demise by penning an emotional note on Facebook. "Aap duniya ke sabse ache pita the, aapne mujhe dhamaad nhi balki ek pbete ki tara prem diya. Bhagwan aapki aatma ko shanti pradan kare (You were the best father in the world, you gave me love like your own son)," Ashish posted, adding a few images of the late actor.
After learning about the death, netizens paid their heartfelt condolences. "Well-known theatre and film actor #MithileshChaturvedi passes away after suffering heart ailment. May his departed soul rest in peace," a social media user tweeted. "Sad news, rest in peace sir," another one wrote.
Mithilesh Chaturvedi, who last appeared in Gulabo Sitabo with Amitabh Bachchan and Ayushmann Khurrana, had acted in films like 'Koi Mil Gaya', 'Asoka', 'Gadar Ek Prem Katha', and 'Ready' among many others. According to reports, the actor also bagged a web series titled 'Talli Jodd.'
The actor appeared in TV shows such as Patiala Babes and web shows like Scam 1992 where he played Ram Jethmalani.