New Delhi: The untimely demise of Sameer Sharma has left the TV industry in a state of shock. The ‘Yeh Rishtey Hain Pyaar Ke’ actor was found hanging from the kitchen ceiling at his residence in Mumbai on Wednesday (August 5) night. According to a report in ANI, a case of accidental death has been registered. Sameer, who was a known name in the TV industry, was part of several popular shows including ‘Jyoti’, ‘Geet-Hui Sabse Parayi’ and ‘Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon-Ek Baar Phir’.
Many Bollywood celebs including Varun Dhawan, Shraddha Kapoor offered their condolences on social media upon hearing the news of Sameer Sharma’s demise. Varun Dhawan, who will be next seen in ‘Coolie No.’ opposite Sara Ali Khan, shared a post on his Instagram story. Check it out!
Shraddha Kapoor, who was last seen in ‘Baaghi 3’, shared a heart emoji followed by Sameer’s name on Twitter.
Swara Bhasker offered condolences to the ‘Left Right Left’ actor’s family on social media. She wrote, “Tragic. condolences and strength to his family.”
‘Thappad’ director Anubhav Sinha said that people should take extra efforts and take to their loved ones amid tough times.
“Another actor kills himself. I hope our TV News media will have as much concern about him. I want to see. Meanwhile sane people, we need to watch out for our friends. Make that extra call just to say Hi. Time to hold hands,” the ‘Article 15’ director wrote on the micro-blogging site.
Esha Gupta expressed shock over the demise of Sameer Sharma. She tweeted, “My heart goes out to the family of #SameerSharma, RIP, hope you get peace. Saddened and shocked.”
On the professional front, Sameer Sharma was last seen in ‘Yeh Rishtey Hain Pyaar Ke’. The show stars Shaheer Sheikh and Rhea Sharma in lead roles.
The producer of “YRHPK’, Rajan Shahi, issued a statement and offered his condolence to the actor’s family.
“Deeply shocked to know about the untimely demise of Sameer, it is painful and sad news for all of us. My deepest condolences goes to the entire family members and wish God gives them strength in these difficult times. Though I have not interacted with him much, I always found him to be very well- spoken, articulate, kept to himself and was always extremely professional in his approach. Everyone in the unit had good words to speak about him. Today, I visited the sets of ‘Yeh Rishtey Hain Pyaar Ke’ to speak to all the actors and they were all extremely shocked I understand that from the team that he was excited and happy about resuming shoot of ‘Yeh Rishtey Hain Pyaar Ke’ in August. So, its an extremely painful news for us, we all are praying for the departed soul and prayers for the family in these difficult times,” the statement read.
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