Veteran actor Anupam Shyam, who is known for his role in multiple television shows and films, passed away late on Sunday (August 8) night at the age of 63. The actor, who was more recently seen as Thakur Sajjan Singh in the show ‘Mann Ki Pratigya 2′ died due to multiple organ failure. Shyam wasn’t keeping well for the last few years and was also on dialysis.
Other members of the entertainment industry also took to social media to express their condolences. Filmmaker Ashok Pandit tweeted, “Sad to know about the demise of one of the finest actors & a great human being #AnupamShyam due to multiple organ failure. My heartfelt condolences to his family. A great loss to the film & tv industry.”
Journalist Anupam K Singh also took to Twitter and wrote in Hindi, “Actor Anupam Shyam Ojha is no more. He breathed his last at the age of 64. He hailed from Pratapgarh. When he was facing a financial crunch last year, CM Yogi helped with the treatment. His passion to work was such that this year also he was acting in ‘Mann Ki Awaaz Pratigya 2’. God bless. #AnupamShyam.”
In 2020, the actor was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit and had started his dialysis. Cine And TV Artists Associated (CINTAA) had appealed on behalf of the actor to provide financial help. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath had announced Rs 20 lakh assistance for the treatment of the actor. Bollywood actor Sonu Sood had also come forward for help.