Nitesh Pandey, an actor best known for performing in Om Shanti Om, was found dead in Nashik. According to sources, he suffered a heart attack on Wednesday and died at 50. Actor Gulshan Devaiah respected Nitesh by posting a photo of him on Twitter.
Nitesh was discovered dead at a hotel in Igatpuri, Nashik, in Maharashtra, according to the news agency ANI. The cause of death appears to be a heart attack. A police team is at the hotel, and an inquiry is being conducted. His postmortem report is anticipated. The hotel personnel and those close to him are being questioned, according to ANI.
Hansal Mehta, a filmmaker, tweeted, “Three young persons. Three actors. They passed away in a span of 3-4 days. Rest In Peace, dear colleagues. This is such an unkind time. Prayers with their grieving families. #AdityaSinghRajput #VaibhaviUpadhyay #NiteshPandey.”
In 1990, Nitesh began acting in theatre. He had his first acting role in the 1995 television series Tejas. He has contributed his talents in serials such as Astitva Ek Prem Kahani, Manzilein Apani Apani, Saaya, Durgesh Nandini and Justajoo. In the 2007 movie Om Shanti Om, he co-starred with Shah Rukh Khan as Om Kapoor’s assistant, Anwar Sheikh. He was a member of Khosla Ka Ghosla as well. Nitesh collaborated with Sudha Chandran on theatrical plays like Aastha and Misal Pav.
Additionally, he appeared in many serials, including Hero-Gayab Mode On, Pyaar Ka Dard Hai Meetha Meetha Pyaara Pyaara, Indiawaali Maa, Ek Rishta Saajhedari Ka and Kuch Toh Log Kahenge.