Veteran actor Mohan Bhandari, who played the role of Narpat Singh on Zee TV's Saat Phere... Saloni Ka Safar, died on Thursday (24th September) after losing a long with a brain tumour.
The actor breathed his last at his residence in Mumbai. He is survived by his two sons and wife. His son Dhruv Bhandari, is seen on TV show Tere Shikar Main.
TV producer Manish Goswami, who worked with Mohan, was quoted by PTI as saying, "He got his first attack in 1996 in the US, where he was shooting for a film. That time, I was working with him on two shows 'Parampara' and 'Karz'. I had to change the scripts."
Manish added, "Then he was admitted to Mumbai's Jaslok hospital, where he underwent a surgery. He was fine after that and resumed his work. The tumour started bothering him again three years back."
The actor was also seen on many Television shows like, Mujrim Haazir, Chunauti, Parampara, Karz, Kitty Party, Tanhaiya and Abhiman. Not only was he famous in television industry, he has also done few Bollywood films with stars like Shahrukh Khan (Paheli) and Aamir Khan (Mangal Pandey).
The veteran actor Mohan, to pursue his interest in acting, left his banker's job over two decades back. Some of the actor's other movies are, Khel, Tell Me O Kkhuda, Bawandar and Pratighaat.
Mohan Bhandari's last rites were performed today by his actor-son Dhruv. The actor's fans took to Twitter to express their condolences...
Really sad, #MohanBhandari passes away, one of the stylish actors on television. Watching him since Khandan #news
Mohan Bhandari from Raja Rancho... J3 made our Childhood awesome. Thank you #RIP #MohanBhandari
I really feel very bad...and shaken with the sudden demise of #MohanBhandari...i wish for strong strenght to dhruv and his family..RIP😢😢
Actor #mohanbhandari succumbed to brain tumor today. #rip!