Anil Kapoor’s 24 co-star Bikramjeet Kanwarpal succumbs to COVID; Vikram Bhatt, Neha Sharma mourn his demise

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The second wave of Coronavirus has claimed many lives in the Entertainment industry. Film and television actor Bikramjeet Kanwarpal breathed his last on Friday. The 52-year-old actor died due to Covid-19 complications. A retired army officer, Kanwarpal had played supporting roles in many films, shows and web series. He also starred alongside Anil Kapoor in the TV series 24.

Filmmaker Ashoke Pandit mourning the loss of Kanwarpal’s life, tweeted, Sad to hear about the demise of actor Major Bikramjeet Kanwarpal this morning due to #Covid. A retired army officer, Kanwarpal had played supporting roles in many films and television serials. Heartfelt condolences to his family & near ones (sic).”

Expressing his disbelief over Kanwarpal’s death, Vikram Bhatt posted, “Major Bikramjeet Kanwarpal passes away. Taken from us by the cruel pandemic. I have done a lot of films with him and this doesn’t get closer home. The days are turning into one long obituary and yet each life that we lose cannot be just a number. We cannot allow it to become a number. Each a special friend. May his soul rest in peace. 🙏🙏#covid #covid19 #covidindia(sic)”


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Commenting on Vikram’s post, Neha Sharma wrote, “God this is so heartbreaking.😢RIP.” Rohit Bose was equally shocked to learn about Kanwarpal’s death. “Whattttt?! OMG 😢 This is so so sad ! What a lovely and happy person he was 🙁 RIP major,” he wrote.

Kanwarpal has featured in films like Heroine, Grand Masti, Page 3, Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year, Aarakshan, Murder 2, and 2 States to name a few. He also featured in popular shows like Crime Patrol, Mere Rang Mein Rangne Waali, Diya Aur Baati Hum, Yeh Hai Chahatein, Dil Hi Toh Hai and Tenali Rama among others.

We extend our deepest condolences to Kanwarpal’s family and friends. May his soul rest in peace.

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