‘Vicky Donor’ actor Bhupesh Pandya passes away, loses battle with cancer
Bhupesh Pandya is best known for his role in movies like Vicky Donor, Hazaron Khwahishein Aisi, Delhi Crime. He is survived by 2 kids and his wife Chhaya Pandya.
New Delhi: Bhupesh Kumar Pandya, the versatile actor of Vicky Donor fame, passed away in Ahmedabad on Wednesday, after losing his battle with cancer. The actor was reportedly battling with stage 4 lung cancer and was receiving treatment at an Ahemdabad hospital.
He is best known for his role in movies like Vicky Donor, Hazaron Khwahishein Aisi, Delhi Crime. He is survived by 2 kids and his wife Chhaya Pandya.
The news of his demise was tweeted by the National School Of Drama (NSD), which also extended condolences to the late actor’s family.
The NSD tweet reads, “The news of Bhupesh Kumar Pandya’s (alumnus NSD 2001 batch) death is extremely sad. The NSD family pays a heartfelt tribute. God bless the departed soul.”
विख्यात रंगकर्मी भूपेश कुमार पांड्या ( पूर्व छात्र एनएसडी 2001 बैच ) के आकस्मिक निधन की खबर बेहद दुखद है एनएसडी परिवार भावभीनी श्रद्धांजलि अर्पित करता है । ईश्वर दिवंगत आत्मा को शांति प्रदान करे।#NSDfamily @nirupamakotru @MinOfCultureGoI pic.twitter.com/bTbI5TenE0
— National School of Drama (@nsd_india) September 23, 2020
Bhupesh Pandya was in need of Rs 25 lakhs for his treatment to which his Bollywood counterparts came forward. Manoj Bajpayee, Gajraj Rao and Rajesh Tailang came forward to initiate a fundraiser and appealed to contribute in fight against Cancer.
“Request all of you to step forward help out colleague actor Bhupesh, a NSD graduate,” Manoj Bajpayee tweeted.
Many Bollywood personalities have taken to Twitter to express their grief over demise of the actor and extended condolences to his family.