This Friday afternoon Bollywood industry got a shocking and heartbreaking news. Bollywood and TV actor Inder Kumar, known for his role in Salman Khan’s film ‘Wanted’, passed away at 2 am due to heart attack at his residence in Mumbai. His funeral took place yesterday which was attended by many of his close industry friends and family.
The actor reportedly suffered a heart attack at his residence in Four Bungalows in Andheri, Mumbai. The fatal attack occurred at 2am. It is said that he was suffering from a prevailing ailment. He was 44 years old.
While Twitter exploded with condolences messages for the late actor, only Ayub Khan, comedian Sunil Pal, Puneet Vashis, Tina Ghai, Dolly Bindra amongst others were spotted at his funeral.
Actress Raveena Tandon, who worked with Inder in 1996 film ‘Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi’, took to Twitter to condole his death.
Omg shocking news.worked with him in “khiladiyon ka khiladi” Too young to go.May his soul rest in peace.God give strength to his family? https://t.co/GMTvRdg6Gh
— Raveena Tandon (@TandonRaveena) July 28, 2017
Many other Bollywood celebs also took to their social media handles to mourn the loss:
Deeply saddened by untimely demise of #InderKumar. Have acted with him in few films. He was very simple, humble & a very committed actor.
— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPkher) July 28, 2017
God! Just read of the passing of Inder Kumar. Very sad. He was such a nice guy and actor. Always was very kind to me. Rest in peace.
— Abhishek Bachchan (@juniorbachchan) July 28, 2017
Heard about #InderKumar‘s untimely death…we’d shared screen space in Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi. Condolences to his family. May his soul RIP.
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) July 28, 2017
Too young to go, deeply saddened by the passing away of the actor #InderKumar – he always met with a smile. #RIP condolences to the family
— Riteish Deshmukh (@Riteishd) July 28, 2017
Shocked to hear about Inder Kumar! May his soul rest in peace! ??
— Tusshar (@TusshKapoor) July 28, 2017
Deeply saddened R.I.P #InderKumar ..Condolences to the family.?
— Jackie Shroff (@bindasbhidu) July 28, 2017
So shocked to hear of Inder Kumar passing away. We had worked together in his debut film “Masoom”directed by Mahesh Kothare. RIP Inder ??
— Renuka Shahane (@renukash) July 28, 2017
Really sad news of actor Inder Kumar passing away. Too young to go.. heartfelt condolences to his family. Rip ??❤️
— Aftab Shivdasani (@AftabShivdasani) July 28, 2017
Shocking news.. so sad. #InderKumar passes away. He was 43. #RIPInderKumar pic.twitter.com/mRJISFbatE
— Rannvijay singha (@RannvijaySingha) July 28, 2017
Sad to know about the untimely demise of #InderKumar..I used to bump into him every so often at the gym..may his soul rest in peace ?
— Nikitin Dheer (@nikitindheer) July 28, 2017
Inder worked in several films and starred alongside Salman in ‘Kahin Pyaar Na Ho Jaaye’, ‘Tumko Na Bhool Paayenge’ and ‘Wanted’. He had also appeared in Ekta Kapoor’s long-running TV soap ‘Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi’ as Mihir Virani. Currently, he was working on a film titled, “Phati Padi Hai Yaar”.
The actor was accused of raping a 25-year-old model in 2014 following which a case was registered against him. The model had alleged that the actor had raped and brutally assaulted her twice in a period of three days in the pretext of promising her leading roles in movies.
Inder is survived by his wife and a little daughter.