Television actor Deepesh Bhan, who gained popularity after playing Malkhan Singh in television show ‘Bhabiji Ghar Par Hai‘, died on Saturday at the age of 41.

Following his sudden demise, several of his co-stars and actors from the television industry paid tributes to him on social media. 

“In shock, pained with the news of Deepesh Bhan passing away at the age of 41 yesterday, a very important cast member in f.i.r , Was a fit guy who never drank/smoked or did anything to harm his health, left behind a wife and one year old child and parents and us all,” TV star Kavita Kaushik wrote while remembering her FIR co-star.

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His co-actor Charrul Malik told the Times of India, “I can’t believe it still. I got to know about it in the morning. I just met him yesterday and he was all fine. We made a few reel videos together. I know him since eight years and he was closest to me on the sets. We used to eat our food together. Apart from being a talented actor, he was an amazing human being too. He used to guide me through my scenes. We have lost an amazing human and an actor.”

She also shared a photo with him on her Instagram handle and captioned it, “Gone from our sight, but never from our hearts . Never ever thought I will be posting this for My Yaara. You will be missed Deepesh.”

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The makers of the show ‘Bhabiji Ghar Par Hai’, released a statement, saying, “Deeply saddened & shocked by the sudden demise of our beloved Deepesh Bhan. One of the most dedicated actors in “Bhabiji Ghar Par Hai’ and like our family. He will be deeply missed by all. Our heartfelt condolences to his family. May his soul Rest In Eternal Peace. God give his family the strength to cope with this great loss. Sanjay & Binaiferr Kohli. And the Entire Team of “Bhabiji Ghar Par Hai”.