Mumbai: In a shocking incident, actor Mohit Baghel, famous for playing the role of Amar Chaudhary in Superstar Salman Khan’s Ready, has died of cancer. He was 26.
Writer-director Raj Shaandilyaa told PTI that the actor died in his hometown Mathura, Uttar Pradesh on Saturday morning.
“He is gone too soon. He has been undergoing treatment for cancer at AIIMS Hospital in Delhi for six months. I last spoke to him on 15 May and at the time he was fine, he started recovering. He lived in Mathura with his parents and elder brother.
मोहित मेरे भाई इतनी जल्दी क्या थी जाने की?
मैंने तुझसे कहा था देख तेरे लिए सारी इंडस्ट्री रुक गयी है जल्दी से ठीक होके आजा उसके बाद ही सब काम शुरू करेंगे,
तू बहुत अच्छी एक्टिंग करता है,इसलिए अगली फिल्म के सेट पे तेरा इंतज़ार करूँगा…और तुझे आना ही पड़ेगा
ॐ साई राम #cancer RIP pic.twitter.com/FD2lE3tHJz
— Raaj Shaandilyaa (@writerraj) May 23, 2020
“I learned about his demise from a common friend, who said he passed away today morning at his residence
Raaj, who worked as a writer with Mohit in the comedy Circus and Jabariya Jodi, said that he wanted to cast the actor in his directorial debut Dream Girl (2019), but due to date issues they couldn’t work together on the film.
— Parineeti Chopra (@ParineetiChopra) May 23, 2020
“He was such a talented actor. His comic timing was great. He had two films with him that time – Milan Talkies and Bunty Aur Babli 2– so we couldn’t work together on ‘Dream Girl’.”
Mohit has also acted in films Ekkees Toppon Ki Salaami and Gali Gali Chor Hai.