Acclaimed Indian actor Bikramjeet Kanwarpal, who was known for his appearance in films like Murder 2, Jab Tak Hai Jaan and Prem Ratan Dhan Payo, died of Covid-19, reports NDTV.
The 52-year-old actor was a retired Army officer who made his debut in acting in 2003.
The news of Bikramjeet Kanwarpal's death was announced by filmmaker Vikram Bhatt on social media. Vikram Bhatt worked with Bikramjeet Kanwarpal on many films, including Creature 3D and Horror Story.
Sharing a photo of the late actor, Vikram Bhatt wrote on Instagram: "Major Bikramjeet Kanwarpal passes away. Taken from us by the cruel pandemic. I have done a lot of films with him and this doesn't get closer home. The days are turning into one long obituary and yet each life that we lose cannot be just a number. We cannot allow it to become a number. Each a special friend. May his soul rest in peace."
Actors Neil Nitin Mukesh, Richa Chadha, Rohit Bose Roy, Gulshan Devaiah, director Ashoke Pandit, singer-composer Vishal Dadlani and many other celebrities took to social media to mourn the demise of Bikramjeet.
Bikramjeet Kanwarpal appeared in many films such as Prem Ratan Dhan Payo, Bypass Road, Shortcut Romeo, Page 3, Corporate, Rocket Singh: Salesman Of The Year, Aarakshan, Murder 2, Jab Tak Hai Jaan, Chance Pe Dance, 2 States, Zanjeer, and television series like 24, Mere Rang Mein Rangne Waali, Siyasat and Special OPS.