The year 2023 marked the demise and loss of several prominent celebrities and talents in the Indian film and television industry. The list included names like CID actor Dinesh Phadnis, actor Satish Kaushik, Anupama actor Nitesh Pandey, and others. Taking a look back at the year, here are the actors from the film and television industry who passed away in 2023.
Due to multiple organ failure and liver issues, CID fame Dinesh Phadnis popularly known for his role Fredericks passed away on 5th December, 2023. After staying on ventilator support for days, the actor succumbed to death at the age of 57. Dinesh Phadnis was admitted to the Tunga Hospital in Mumbai and as per the reports the actor passed away at approximately 12 AM.
The 66-year-old Bollywood actor, Satish Kaushik passed away on the morning of March 9 after suffering a massive heart attack. He was traveling in a car when he suffered the attack. The actor passed away at the age of 66 leaving behind his wife Shahi Kaushik and his 10-year-old daughter Vanshika.
TV actor Nitesh Pandey, who was last seen in the popular sitcom Anupamaa, died at the age of 51 after suffering a heart attack at a hotel in Igatpuri, Nashik, Maharashtra, on 23 May 2023. He appeared in films like Om Shanti Om, Dabangg 2, and others. He also made appearances in TV shows like Anupama, Pyaar Ka Dard Hai Meetha Meetha Pyaara Pyaara, Astitva, Kuch Toh Log Kahenge, and others.
Aditya Singh Rajput
Television actor Aditya Singh Rajput who had appeared in several TV series and commercials passed away at the age of 32 years. Aditya was found dead inside the washroom of his friend’s Andheri flat where had gone for a party.
Sarabhai vs Sarabhai fame TV actress Vaibhavi Upadhyaya passed away at the age of only 38 years after the actress met her untimely end in a tragic car accident on May 23. Vaibhavi has appeared in films like Chhapaak and shows like C.I.D.
Rio Kapadia, known for his roles in films like ‘Chak De! India’ and ‘Dil Chahta Hai’, passed away at the age of 66 after a long battle with cancer on 14th September 2023.
Javed Khan Amrohi
After a prolonged illness, Veteran actor Javed Khan Amrohi passed away on February 14, at the age of 60 due to lung failure at a Mumbai hospital. He had appeared in films like Lagaan, Andaz Apna Apna, Chak De India, and others.
Actor Akhil Mishra, who was best known for his role in Aamir Khan-starrer “3 Idiots”, died on 21 September at the age of 67. The actor passed away after sustaining injuries after falling at his residence in Mumbai.