Actor Nitesh Pandey passes away at the age of 51

The Anupama actor passed out while filming in Igatpuri, which is close to Nashik.

Nitesh Pandey, an actor who appeared in some of the most well-known films and television series, passed away on Tuesday.

A report in the Times of India stated that Pandey’s catastrophic heart arrest caused him to pass away at the age of 51. He passed out while firing at Igatpuri, which is close to Nashik.


Producer Siddharth Nagar, Nitesh’s brother-in-law, verified the news and told Times of India that the actor had no history of cardiac problems and that his untimely death has left the entire family in shock.

He claimed that Arpita Pandey, Nitesh’s wife, is in disbelief and that his father has already travelled to Igatpuri to get his lifeless remains.

Nitesh recently appeared in the popular daily soap ‘Anupamaa’, where he portrayed Dheeraj Kumar, the best friend of Gaurav Khanna, who played Anuj Kapadia. Although he had a crucial part to perform in the story, he had been away from the programme for a few days since he was engaged filming another project.

He has appeared in important parts in a number of daily soap operas, including “Anupamaa,” “Indiawaali Maa,” “Ek Rishta Saajhedari Ka,” and others. Pyaar Ka Dard Hai Meetha Meetha Pyaara Pyaara is one of them.

Nitesh not only charmed audiences on the little screen, but also on the big screen. He gained notoriety for his role as Shah Rukh Khan’s assistant in the movie Om Shanti Om.

Besides that, he has also appeared in films in Khosla Ka ghosla, Dabangg 2, Madaari, Badhaai Do, Shaadi Ke Side Effects.