- “Heartbreaking to know about Sandeep Nahar’s passing away,” wrote Akshay
- “Peace for his soul,” he added
- Sandeep was found dead at his Mumbai home on Monday
Actor Akshay Kumar remembered his Kesari co-star Sandeep Nahar in a heart-wrenching tweet on Tuesday. Sandeep was found dead at his Mumbai home on Monday. Police said the actor, who was in his 30s, died by suicide and that an investigation is ongoing, reported news agency PTI. Sharing a photo of Sandeep Nahar from the sets of their 2019 film, Akshay Kumar described him as a “smiling young man passionate for food.” Akshay wrote: “Heartbreaking to know about Sandeep Nahar’s passing away. A smiling young man passionate for food as I remember him from Kesari. Life’s unpredictable. Please seek help if ever feeling low. Peace for his soul.”
Sandeep Nahar played the role of Sep Buta Singh in Kesari, which also starred Parineeti Chopra, Mir Sarwar and Ashwath Bhatt, among many others. The film, directed by Anurag Singh, released in theatres in March 2019. It revolved around the Battle of Saragarhi.
Read Akshay Kumar’s tweet for Sandeep Nahar here:
Heartbreaking to know about #SandeepNahar‘s passing away. A smiling young man passionate for food as I remember him from Kesari. Life’s unpredictable. Please seek help if ever feeling low. Peace for his soul pic.twitter.com/sHPTvzLYoQ
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) February 16, 2021
Sandeep Nahar was found dead at his flat on Monday evening by his wife Kanchan and friends, reported PTI, adding that hours before his death, the actor had posted a video and a “suicide note” on his Facebook profile.
Sandeep Nahar also worked with late actor Sushant Singh Rajput in the 2016 biographical sports drama MS Dhoni: The Untold Story. Sushant Singh Rajput was found dead on June 14 last year at his Mumbai home.
Sandeep Nahar was also a part of ALTBalaji web-series Kehno Ko Humsafar Hai and Zee5’s Shukranu.
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