Bollywood actor Nirmal Pandey better known for his role in the
critically acclaimed movie Bandit Queen has passed away. The 48
year-old-actor is survived by his wife Archana and two kids. Nirmal
graduated from the prestigious National School of Drama has acted
in several Bollywood and regional films like Iss Raat Ki Subah
Nahin, Pyaar Kiya Toh Darna Kya, One 2 ka 4 and Shikari. His last
release was the Telugu film Kedi staring actor Nagarjuna.
Nirmal had established a niche for himself playing negative
characters on the big screen as well as on television. He had shot
to fame through Shekar Kapur's award winning movie Bandit Queen in
1996 playing the character of Vikram Mallah. He had just finished
the shooting for the Amol Palekar's Daayara in Lahore where he will
be seen playing transvestite. We at Oneindia mourn Nirmal Pandey's
death and pray for his soul to rest in peace.