Salman Khan's 'Ready' co-star Mohit Baghel dies at age 26Last updated on May 23, 2020, 07:37 pm
Actor Mohit Baghel died on Saturday in his hometown Mathura, Uttar Pradesh.
Baghel is best known for playing the role of Amar Chaudhary in the 2011 Salman Khan-starrer Ready.
The actor had been undergoing treatment for cancer the past few months. He was 26.
The news of Baghel's demise was first shared by writer-director Raaj Shaandilyaa.
Here are more details.
Spoke to him on May 15, he was recovering: Shaandilyaa
Shaandilyaa told PTI, "He has gone too soon. He had been undergoing treatment for cancer in AIIMS hospital in Delhi for six months."
He said he learned about Baghel's demise through a common friend who told him that he died at his home on Saturday morning.
"I spoke to him last on May 15 and at the time he was okay—he had started recovering."
Shaandilyaa also tweeted about Baghel's death
मोहित मेरे भाई इतनी जल्दी क्या थी जाने की?— Raaj Shaandilyaa (@writerraj) May 23, 2020
मैंने तुझसे कहा था देख तेरे लिए सारी इंडस्ट्री रुक गयी है जल्दी से ठीक होके आजा उसके बाद ही सब काम शुरू करेंगे,
तू बहुत अच्छी एक्टिंग करता है,इसलिए अगली फिल्म के सेट पे तेरा इंतज़ार करूँगा...और तुझे आना ही पड़ेगा
ॐ साई राम #cancer RIP pic.twitter.com/FD2lE3tHJz
Baghel among cast of upcoming film 'Bunty Aur Babli 2'
Baghel had made his debut on Indian television with Chote Miyan.
Apart from the action-comedy Ready, he had worked in Jabariya Jodi, Uvaa, Ekkees Toppon Ki Salaami, Gali Gali Chor Hai, etc.
Shaandilyaa said he wanted to cast Baghel in his directorial debut Dream Girl (2019), but couldn't as the actor was busy with Milan Talkies and Bunty Aur Babli 2.
One of the nicest people to work with: Parineeti Chopra
Actor Parineeti Chopra tweeted, "One of the nicesttt people to work with! Happy, positive, and motivated always. Love you Mohit. RIP?? #JabariyaJodi."
Sidharth Malhotra also tweeted, "Really shocked to hear this news.. Mohit was such a young, happy, funny & talented guy.. we just shot a whole film together! Upsetting news, my prayers with his family."
Heartbreaking; Return if Possible (RIP): Uvaa co-star Rohan Mehra
How uncertain life is ... My one and only friend whom I could rely on has gone forever ... It is unbelievable and heartbreaking 💔 I still remember how we instantly connected when we met for the first time 7 years ago during the shoot of our film Uvaa ... From sharing secrets to supporting each other, you were always there for me bhai ❤️ R.I.P Mohit baghel ⭐️ I will miss you bhai ... I wish R.I.P meant Return If Possible 😇
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