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Navin Nischol passes away

MUMBAI: Navin Nischol, the popular film and television actor, died today of a heart attack in Mumbai.


The 65-year-old had made his debut in 1970 with the hit film Sawan Bhadon. He was also known for his role in the television serial Dekh Bhai Dekh.


Nischol was the first gold medalist from the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) and had starred in many hit films like Buddha Mil Gaya, The Burning Train, Victoria No. 203 and Khosla Ka Ghosla.


Many actors have paid their respects to Nischol on the micro-blogging site Twitter. His co-star in Khosla Ka Ghosla, Anupam Kher, wrote: “Navin Nischol was a good man. Aloof but helpful. We shared some nice moments during Khosla ka Ghosla. Sad he is no more. RIP."


Diya Mirza, who shared screen space with Nischol in the past, wrote: “Actor Navin Nischol played my father in Rehna Hain Tere Dil Mein... Saddened by the news of his demise... RIP."
 

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