Actor Nitesh Pandey was found dead at a hotel in Igatpuri near Nashik in Maharashtra. He died at the age of 50. TV star Rupali Ganguly who worked with Nitesh Pandey in the popular TV show Anupamaa, was photographed at the actor’s funeral in Mumbai on Wednesday evening. This morning, Rupali Ganguly paid tribute to the late actor in a Twitter entry and she wrote, “I’m numb… I can’t believe this #NiteshPandey.” Rupali Ganguly also lost it Sarabhai vs Sarabhai Co-star Vaibhavi Upadhyaya in a recent road accident in Himachal Pradesh.
Rupali Ganguly pictured at Nitesh Pandey’s funeral.
Read Rupali Ganguly’s tweet here:
I’m numb… I can’t believe this #NiteshPandey
— Rupali Ganguly (@TheRupali) May 24, 2023
On Wednesday, members of the Indian film as well as the television industry paid tribute to the late actor on social media. Kritika Kamra, Dahaad star Gulshan Devaiah, Baa Bahu Gold Baby star Deven Bhojani, director Hansal Mehta and actors Manoj Bajpayee, Khushwant Walia, Rajkummar Rao, Nakuul Mehta paid tribute to the late actor in their respective social media posts.
Throughout his career, Nitesh Pandey has appeared in TV shows like Tejas, Manzilein Apani Apani, Saaya, Astitva Ek Prem Kahani and Durgesh Nandinito name a few.
Apart from his television roles, Nitesh Pandey has acted in several films including Badhaai Do, Om Shanti Om and Khosla Ka Ghosla among others. Anupamaa and Pyar Ka Dard Hai Meetha Meetha Pyara Pyara are some of his last works. He also had a production house.