Actor Dinesh Phadnis, known for his role in ‘CID,’ passed away on December 5, as confirmed by his co-star Dayanand Shetty. Phadnis, aged 57, had been undergoing treatment on ventilator support due to extensive liver damage.
Reports indicate that Dinesh Phadnis breathed his last at 12:08 am on December 5 at Mumbai’s Tunga Hospital. Suffering from multiple organ failure, he was taken off the ventilator on the preceding night.
DINESH PHADNIS ADMITTED TO HOSPITAL ON DECEMBER 1
Phadnis was admitted to the hospital on December 1, with Dayanand Shetty, his ‘CID’ co-star, sharing updates about his health since then. Various media reports suggest the actor was receiving treatment at Mumbai’s Tunga Hospital.
MORE ABOUT DINESH PHADNIS
Dinesh Phadnis earned acclaim for portraying Fredericks in ‘CID,’ dedicating nearly two decades to the show led by Shivaji Satam as ACP Pradyuman. ‘CID’ began airing in 1998 and became one of India’s longest-running television series. Beyond ‘CID,’ Phadnis made a cameo appearance in the popular TV show ‘Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah.’
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