Bikramjeet Kanwarpal succumbs to COVID-19; Richa Chadha, Manoj Bajpayee, and B-town celebs express grief

screenmixMay 2, 2021

It has been a year, since the world has been battling the novel coronavirus. India is one of the most affected countries that is hit by the second wave. Many celebrities and Bollywood actors have succumbed to complications from this deadly virus. On April 30, 2021, we lost, Chandro Tomar aka ‘Shooter Dadi’ and today morning, Bollywood actor Bikramjeet Kanwarpal Succumbed to covid-19.

Bikramjeet had carved a niche for himself across all three mediums: TV, web, and films. Filmmaker Vikram Bhatt announced the news of Bikramjeet Kanwarpal’s death on social media.

Vikram Bhatt took to his Instagram and wrote, “Major Bikramjeet Kanwarpal passes away. Taken from us by the cruel pandemic. I have done a lot of films with him, and this doesn’t get closer home. The days are turning into one long obituary, and yet each life that we lose cannot be just a number. We cannot allow it to become a number. Each a special friend. May his soul rest in peace.”

Vikram Bhatt had worked with Bikramjeet Kanwarpal on many films, including ‘Creature 3D’ and’ Horror Story’.

Several celebrities took to social media to mourn the untimely demise of Bikramjeet.

Neil Nitin Mukesh posted on Instagram, “Extremely sad news. I’ve known Major Bikramjeet for so many years. He and I have worked on so many films together. The last being Bypass Road. Such a fantastic, encouraging and energetic human being he was and will always be remembered as. #RIP My dear friend will miss you ”.

Actor Manoj Bajpayee wrote, “Oh my god!!! What a sad news !!! We knew each other for 14 yrs since the making of 1971 ! REST IN PEACE MAJOR !!!Folded hands So Shocking!!!”

Sharing a photo of the late actor, singer-composer Vishal Dadlani Tweeted, “A man who lent dignity to everything he did, #BikramjeetKanwarpal carried the Fauji stamp. Jai Hind, Sir. ”

Actress Richa Chadha re-tweeted a post shared by actor Gulshan Devaiah and wrote: “Rest in peace, Major. Gone too soon!”

For the unversed, after retiring from the Indian Army,  Bikramjeet Kanwarpal made his acting debut in 2003. He starred in films like ‘Page 3’, ‘Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year’, ‘Aarakshan’, ‘Murder 2,’ ‘2 States’,’ The Ghazi Attack’ to name a few.  He was also seen in Anil Kapoor’s series ‘24’ and web-series ‘Special OPS’.

May his soul rest in peace.

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