Mohit Baghel a 26-year-old actor, director and writer in Bollywood succumbed to Cancer on Saturday. The director of Dream Girl Raaj Shandilyaa confirmed the unfortunate news on Twitter.
Many in the industry are mourning the loss of the actor who was seen in Chote Miyan and Salman Khan's Ready.
Mohit Baghel passes away due to Cancer
Mohit Baghel hails from UP, born on June 7th 1993. He started his career in Bollywood with Chote Miyan, the comedy show. Raaj Shandilyaa had been somewhat of a mentor to Mohit as per the TOI report. The actor was spotted by Salman Khan and signed for Ready.
Shandilyaa told PTI that Baghel was being treated for Cancer at AIIMS, New Delhi for the past 6 months. He had started recovering earlier this month. He was known for his love for the craft and comic timing. He was also seen acting alongside Siddharth Malhotra and Parineeti Chopra in Jabariya Jodi in 2019. The actor had Bunty Aur Babli 2 int he pipeline as well.
Raaj Shandilyaa mourned the actor's death on Twitter:
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
Siddharth Malhotra and Parineeti Chopra also expressed their dismay over the news: