Popular Bollywood Blockbuster, 3 Idiot Star, Akhil Mishra has died at 67, after falling heavily in his residence in Mumbai on Wednesday evening.
Mishra is best known for his role in Aamir Khan-starrer “3 Idiots” starring Aamir Khan, R Madhavan, and Sharman Joshi.
His publicist also said that Akhil had blood pressure issues and he succumbed to his injuries after the domestic accident.
In a statement, the publicist said, “He was on a chair in the kitchen trying to do something when he fell and hurt his head and back. He was later rushed to the hospital by the family and neighbors.
“He was still coherent while going to the hospital. And then internal hemorrhage started. Despite the doctor’s best efforts, he could not be saved,” the publicist told PTI on Thursday.
Actor Manoj Bajpayee took to social media to pay condolences on Mishra’s demise.
“Rest in peace, Akhil Mishra Ji! This is unbelievably shocking! May god bless your soul with peace & tranquility!! Om Shanti,” Manoj Bajpayee wrote on the microblogging site X.
Akhil Mishra has also worked in films and serials such as “Don”, “Gandhi, My Father”, “Uttaran”, “Udaan”, and “Shrimaan Shrimati”, among others.
According to the publicist, Akhil Mishra’s mortal remains have been sent for a post-mortem examination. The last rites were held around 3.30 p.m. today.