Veteran Bollywood actor and theatre personality Mithilesh Chaturvedi passes away

Bollywood actor Mithilesh Chaturvedi aged 67 passed away after suffering a heart attack at the Kokilaben Hospital in Mumbai. Mithilesh Chaturvedi’s son-in-law Ashish Chaturvedi informed the news of the veteran actor’s demise via a Facebook post in the morning. Later the news was confirmed by another veteran theatre actor Anil Rastogi who worked with the deceased actor in several plays at the Darpan Theatre Group in Lucknow. He confirmed that the actor was admitted to the said hospital after suffering a heart attack.

Mithilesh Chaturvedi predominantly worked in the Bollywood film industry on several films and he has been featured in notable films like Koi…Mill Gaya (2003), Satya (1998), Gadar: Ek Prem Katha (2001), Mohalla Assi (2018), Krrish (2006), and web series like Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story. His first notable work was in Sikander Bharti’s film Bhai Bhai (1997) and then Ram Gopal Verma’s popularly hit film Satya which was also partly written by Anurag Kashyap. He has also featured in box-office hit films like Taal (1999), Fiza (2000), Ashoka the Great (2001), Bunty Aur Babli (2005), Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani (2009), and My Friend Pinto (2013). Recently he was working on a film named Banchhada (2022) which is a remote location somewhere between Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan and the story centers around tribal struggle and its relation to India’s reservation system. He was also an avid theatre practitioner and was dedicated to his acting career.

Official Filmfare Twitter account paid their heartfelt condolences to the actor’s unfortunate demise.