Sunday, December 5, 2021

Actor and retired Major, Bikramjeet Kanwarpal dies due to Covid

Actor Bikramjeet Kanwarpal, who has appeared in films like “Page 3″ and ” 2 States” as well as popular television show “Adaalat”, has died due to coronavirus-related complications. He was 52.

The actor, who was admitted in a city hospital here, passed away on Saturday morning.

“He was admitted to hospital ten days ago at Seven Hills, he was later shifted to ICU as his condition worsened. He passed away today morning at around 5 am,” Kanwarpal’s close friend Himanshu Dadbhawala told PTI.

After retiring from the Indian Army, Kanwarpal made his acting debut in early 2000. His other movie credits include “Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year”, “Jab Tak Hai Jaan”, “Aarakshan” and “The Ghazi Attack”.

On television, some of his noteworthy performances were in Anil Kapoor-starrer “24”, “Adaalat”, Diya Aur Baati Hum” and “Yeh Hai Chahatein”.

He was last seen in Disney Plus Hotstar web series “Special Ops”.

Kanwarpal is survived by his parents.

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Soon after the news of the actor’s demise, several cine personalities took to Twitter to pay tributes to one of the most “disciplined, energetic and positive man”.

Music composer-singer Vishal Dadlani called him a man of dignity.

Actor Siddhant Kapoor shared a photograph of him on his Instagram Stories.

Rohit Bose Roy remembered Bikramjeet for his jovial nature.

Actor Bidita Bag said he was a disciplined man while serving in the army and also as an actor.

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“As an army officer he religiously served India. He was a disciplined man in his previous post as also in his current thespianic art. He was lively, vibrant, full of energy. My grief goes boundless that I would ever never get him as an inspiring co-actor. RIP #BikramjeetKanwarpal,” she said.

Filmmaker Ashoke Pandit also paid homage to the actor.

“Sad to hear about the demise of actor Major Bikramjeet Kanwarpal this morning due to #Covid. A retired army officer, Kanwarpal had played supporting roles in many films and television serials. Heartfelt condolences to his family & near ones,” he wrote.

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