Actor Nitesh Pandey, known for his significant roles in television and movies, unfortunately, died at age 51 while filming in Igatpuri, close to Nashik. His death due to a catastrophic heart arrest has stunned his family and the entertainment business. Arpita Pandey, wife of Nitesh Pandey, and Siddharth Nagar, his brother-in-law and producer, confirmed the news and expressed their deep sorrow.
In the popular daily soap ‘Anupamaa,’ Nitesh Pandey portrayed Dheeraj Kumar, the best friend of Anuj Kapadia’s character, who Gaurav Khanna portrayed. Due to his commitments to another project, he had been missing from the programme for a few days. Throughout his career, Nitesh Pandey contributed significantly to a number of television programmes, including ‘Pyaar Ka Dard Hai MeethaMeethaPyaaraPyaara,’ ‘Indiawaali Maa,’ and ‘Ek Rishta Saajheda Ka.’
Beyond television, Nitesh Pandey left an indelible mark on the big screen. He had a notable appearance as Shah Rukh Khan’s helper in the film ‘Om Shanti Om’ and displayed his talent in other films such as ‘Dabangg 2,’ ‘Khosla Ka Ghosla,’ ‘Madaari,’ ‘Badhaai Do,’ and ‘Shaadi Ke Side Effects.’