Television actor Sameer Sharma was found dead at his Mumbai home. The actor, best known for his role in the TV serial Yeh Rishtey Hain Pyaar Ke, was 44.
A case of accidental death has been registered by the police in the case, Mid-Day reports. Reports mentioned that no ‘note’ has been found at the actor’s residence. “A case of accidental death has been registered and the body has been sent for autopsy,” said senior inspector George Fernandez, Malad police station.
Sameer’s body was discovered by a night watchman, who alerted the society residents. Based on the condition of the body, the police suspects Sameer died two days ago. He had rented the Malad flat in February.
According to India.com, the actor had also appeared in the shows Kahaani Ghar Ghar Ki and Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, Jyoti, Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Du, and Left Right Left, among others. He is also listed as a cast member in films such as Hasee Toh Phasee and Ittefaq.
Sameer’s death was condoled by actors Sidharth Malhotra and Varun Dhawan. His last social media post, a picture of the sea, was shared on Instagram on July 29.
In 2020, several cases of suicide have been reported in the film and television industries, including Manmeet Grewal, Preksha Mehta, and Sushant Singh Rajput.
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