Mumbai : Actor Bhupesh Pandya breathed his last on Wednesday. He was battling with lung cancer for a long time. Confirming Bhupesh’s demise, the National School of Drama tweeted from an official Twitter handle, “The news of the sudden demise of noted rangkarmi Bhupesh Kumar Pandya (alumnus NSD 2001 batch) is very sad. The NSD family pays a heartfelt tribute. God bless the departed soul. ‘
विख्यात रंगकर्मी भूपेश कुमार पांड्या ( पूर्व छात्र एनएसडी 2001 बैच ) के आकस्मिक निधन की खबर बेहद दुखद है एनएसडी परिवार भावभीनी श्रद्धांजलि अर्पित करता है । ईश्वर दिवंगत आत्मा को शांति प्रदान करे।#NSDfamily @nirupamakotru @MinOfCultureGoI pic.twitter.com/bTbI5TenE0
— National School of Drama (@nsd_india) September 23, 2020
Paying tribute to Bhupesh, Manoj Bajpayee tweeted –
भगवान Bhupesh Pandya की आत्मा को शांति प्रदान करें!!! 🙏🙏 https://t.co/Cr9xc28DJm
— manoj bajpayee (@BajpayeeManoj) September 23, 2020
Bhupesh Pandya had worked in films like Vicky Donor and ‘Hazaro Khwahishein’. Bhupesh Pandya was being treated at a hospital in Ahmedabad. His financial condition was not good. In such a situation, an online campaign was launched to raise funds for his treatment, which was supported by Manoj Bajaypee, Rajesh Tailang and Adil Hussain.
— Mukesh Chhabra CSA (@CastingChhabra) September 23, 2020
Manoj Bajpayee, Rajesh Tailang and Adil had shared the link on Twitter and appealed to their followers to fund Bhupesh’s treatment. According to the report, Rs 25 lakh was required for Bhupesh’s treatment. Around 21 lakh rupees were collected with the help of people but he could not be saved.