Veteran actor Sameer Khakhar passed away at the age of 71. He was best known for his iconic role as “Khopdi” in the popular TV show “Nukkad“. Khakhar had been suffering from a prolonged illness and breathed his last at a hospital in Mumbai.
Sameer Khakhar, who came into this world in the year 1951, initiated his journey as an actor during the 1970s, starting with theatre productions. Eventually, he extended his career path toward the film and television industry. He appeared in several popular TV shows like “Karamchand“, “Zabaan Sambhalke“, and “Dekh Bhai Dekh“. However, it was his portrayal of the quirky and endearing character “Khopdi” in “Nukkad” that won him critical acclaim and a legion of fans.
Khakhar was also a talented writer and director, having directed and acted in several plays. He gained recognition for his involvement in social activism and emerged as a notable advocate in the movement to secure the rights of artists and performers.
The news of Khakhar’s demise has left the entertainment industry and his fans in mourning. Numerous famous personalities have utilized social media platforms to express their sympathies and provide words of comfort to the bereaved family. Khakhar’s impact as an actor and artist will endure through his artistic contributions and the memories he has left behind.