Mumbai, July 23: Deepesh Bhan, a well-known television actor best known for his role as Malkhan in the hit series Bhabiji Ghar Par Hain, passed away on Saturday morning. He was 41. According to reports, the actor collapsed while he was playing cricket.
Throughout his career, the actor appeared in a number of humorous small-screen roles.
A statement was released by the makers of his popular show Bhabhiji Ghar Par Hai which read, “Deeply saddened & shocked by the sudden demise of our beloved Deepesh Bhan. One of the most dedicated actors in Bhabiji Ghar Par Hai and like our family. He will be deeply missed by all. Our heartfelt condolences to his family. May his soul Rest In Eternal Peace. God give his family the strength to cope with this great loss. Sanjay & Binaiferr Kohli. And the Entire Team of Bhabiji Ghar Par Hai.”
On social media, the late actor’s admirers and famous people sent their sympathies to his family.
“In shock, gutted ,pained with the news of Deepesh Bhan passing away at the age of 41 yesterday, a very important cast member in f.i.r , Was a fit guy who never drank/smoked or did anything to harm his health, left behind a wife n one year old child and parents and us all,” actress Kavita Kaushik wrote on Twitter.
Deepesh had worked in serials including Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah, May I Come In Madam, Comedy Ka King Kaun, Comedy Club, Bhootwala, FIR, Champ and Sun Yaar Chill Maar. In 2007 he also appeared in the film Faltu Utpatang Chatpatti Kahani.
Deepesh has left behind his wife and a one-year-old son.