Actor and ex-army veteran Bikramjeet Kanwarpal passes away due to covid-19 at the age of 52. He was admitted to a Mumbai hospital named Seven Hills where he dies. He played various supporting roles in movies and TV serials. He was seen in Disney+Hotstar’s web series ‘Special Ops’ and he was a retired army officer.
Last year, Bikramjeet Kanwarpal posted a video on YouTube, requesting people to stay home. In the video, he said that he missed his family and wanted to meet his family soon.
Everyone Paid Tribute to Bikramjeet Kanwarpal
After his death, actors paid tribute to Bikramjeet Kanwarpal. Manoj Bajpayee took to his Twitter account and expressed his shock after the death of Bikramjeet. He wrote that he knew Bikramjeet for 14 years since the making of 1971.
Filmmaker Ashoke Pandit bewailed the loss of the actor on Twitter. He took to Twitter and tweeted that he is very sad after hearing the demise of actor Bikramjeet due to covid-19. He said that Bikramjeet had played various supporting roles in several movies and TV serials.
Neil Nitin Mukesh shared on Instagram that he knew Major Bikramjeet Kanwarpal for so many years. Further, he added that both of them have worked in so many movies. He appreciates Bikramjeet because he was encouraging and energetic person.
Singer-composer Vishal Dadlani also paid tribute to Actor as he tweeted that Bikramjeet carried a fauji stamp. Actor and voice-over artist Ashwin Mushran also remembered his meeting with Kanwarpal as he posted Bikramjeet Kanwarpal died.
Actor Gulshan Devaiah also recalled that during his early days acted with him in a corporate play for Tata. He said that Bikramjeet had told him so many stories about movies and casting.
Besides this, Sophie Choudary, Ronnie Lahiri, and Nimrat Kaur also shared their condolence on social media.
The Covid-19 pandemic has hit the Bollywood industry very badly. There are various celebrities that have been tested positive for covid-19, including Bhumi Pednekar, Kartik Aaryan, Ranbir Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Akshay Kumar, Sonu Sood, and Govinda among others. India has lost various big personalities due to covid-19, including actor Satish Kaul and music composer Shravan Rathod.
With coronavirus, cases are increasing day by day, and the situation is becoming critical in India. The second wave of covid-19 has put the country in a worse situation. There are many celebrities from the movie and TV industries who have also been affected by the virus. Many celebrities have recovered from the virus, and a few lost their lives due to covid-19.
In this critical time, celebrities are providing help and doing their best. On the other hand, Salman Khan is stepping forward to help needy people with food. Priyanka Chopra and Arjun Kapoor also come forward in raising funds to fight against covid-19. Other celebs, including Sara Ali Khan, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Alia Bhatt, and Kartik Aaryan, among others that are using social media channels to spread awareness.
About Bikramjeet Kanwarpal
Bikramjeet Kanwarpal was born in Solan Himachal Pradesh, India. His father Dwarka Nath Kanwarpal was an Indian Army Officer who was awarded the Kirti Chakra in 1963. He was commissioned into the Indian Army in 1989. In 2002, he retired from the Army as a major. He debuted in Bollywood in 2003 to complete his childhood dream of being an actor. He featured in movies such as Page 3, Aarakshan, and Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year, Murder 2, The Ghazi Attack, and 2 States among others.
On TV, he played roles in shows such as Yeh Hai Chahatein, Diya Aur Baati Hum, Anil Kapoor’s 24, and Dil Hi Toh Hai.
Covid-19 Cases are Increasing in India
At the same time, India has been suffering from covid-19 and seeing more than 3 lakh new cases on 22nd April when 314,835 cases tested positive for covid-19. In the last 24 hours, India has recorded 3,86,452 new cases positive for covid-19, the Union Health Ministry stated on Friday.
Since the pandemic began, the country saw the biggest single-day spike in coronavirus cases. In India, caseload has mounted to 1,87,62,976, and the nationwide toll to 2,08,330.
There are top 5 states that registered highest cases: Maharashtra: 66,159, Kerala with 38,607, Uttar Pradesh: 35,104, Karnataka: 35,024 and Delhi: 24,235.