• Nukkad's fame 'Khopdi' Actor Sameer Khakhar dies at age of 71

    Nukkad's fame 'Khopdi' Actor Sameer Khakhar dies at age of 71
    Sameer Khakhar's notable work includes the television serial Shrimaan Shrimati, as well as films such as Parinda...

    Digital Desk: Veteran actor Sameer Khakhar, is best known for his roles in TV shows such as Nukkad and Circus. According to his younger brother Ganesh Khakhar, the actor died on Wednesday morning as a result of multiple organ failure.

    Ganesh stated that "Sameer Khakhar was admitted to MM Hospital in Borivali, Mumbai, on Tuesday morning due to respiratory concerns. He had respiratory problems since, yesterday and later he slipped into an unconscious state, so we called the doctor at home and he instructed us to hospitalise him."

    "He was admitted to MM Hospital's intensive care unit. He eventually developed multiple organ failures, went unconscious, and then collapsed. He died this morning at 4.30 a.m.," Ganesh Khakhar told PTI on Wednesday. 

    The final rituals were held in the crematorium in Borivali at 10.30 a.m. 

    Shrimaan Shrimati and films such as Parinda, Salman Khan's Jai Ho, Sidharth Malhotra and Parineeti Chopra's Hasee Toh Phasee, Sudhir Mishra's Serious Men, and Vikas Bahl's web series Sunflower are among Sameer Khakhar's prominent works. 

    Perhaps his most remembered part was Khopdi in the legendary TV series Nukkad. Sameer Khakhar was predeceased by his wife.