Television actor Sameer Sharma has allegedly ended his life by committing suicide. He was 44.
Sharma was found hanging on Wednesday night from the kitchen ceiling of his residence in Ahinsa Marg, Malad west. A police complaint has been lodged at Malad Police Station.
“A case of accidental death has been registered and the body has been sent for autopsy,” Malad police station senior inspector George Fernandez told mid-day.com. No suicide note has been recovered.
As per the report, the actor had moved in the rented apartment in Malad in February this year. His body was first discovered by the watchman of the society on Wednesday night who immediately alerted Sharma’s neighbours.
Looking at the condition of the body the police have suspected that the actor probably died two days ago.
Sameer Sharma was a popular face on television. He has featured in daily soaps like “Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi”, “Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii”, “Left Right Left”, “Woh Rehne Waali Mehlon Ki” and several others. He last featured in the ongoing daily soap “Yeh Rishtey Hain Pyaar Ke” in the role of Shaurya Maheshwari.
The sudden demise of TV actor Samir Sharma has shocked the film and television industry.
From Varun Dhawan, Sidharth Malhotra and Karanvir Bohra, a slew of members from film and TV industry posted on social media to express grief over Sameer’s death.
Taking to Instagram Stories, Sidharth posted a still from his film “Hasee Toh Phasee”. In the image, we can see Sidharth with Samir.
“Really sad and unfortunate,” Sidharth wrote.
Varun Dhawan posted a picture of Sameer on Instagram Stories and wrote: “#RipSameerSharma.”
Samir allegedly ended his life by committing suicide. He was 44. He was found hanging on Wednesday night from the kitchen ceiling of his residence in Malad West.
What is happening to people, why why why are they doing this …. Rest in peace brother 🙏 https://t.co/LUmnUy0HWE
— Karanvir Bohra (@KVBohra) August 6, 2020
“What is happening to people, why why why are they doing this…. Rest in peace brother,” Karanvir tweeted.
Actress Sanaya Irani, who worked with Samir in TV show ” Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doo?”, found the news “heartbreaking”.
“Rip Sameer. This is so heartbreaking,” Sanaya wrote on Instagram Stories.
Kritika Kamra tweeted: “I hope they let you rest in peace Sameer Sharma.”
Rest in Peace brother 💔 #SameerSharma
I had bumped into him once at this bookstore that used to be in infinity mall called Landmark, i was 18, new in Mumbai. I recognised him from his television work. He smiled and i said ‘hi Sir’ He asked me ‘r u an actor?’ I said ‘yes’
— Satyajeet Dubey (@satyajeet_dubey) August 6, 2020
“Rest in peace#SameerSharma,” Gautam Rode tweeted while paying condolences to him.
Samir Sharma had worked in several hit shows, including “Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii” and “Yeh Rishtey Hain Pyaar Ke”.
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