Vaibhavi Upadhyaya, Nitesh Pandey, Aditya Singh Rajput no more: 3 deaths in 3 days leaves Indian TV in shock

Mohammad Bilal
Mohammad BilalMay 24, 2023 | 16:57

Vaibhavi Upadhyaya, Nitesh Pandey, Aditya Singh Rajput no more: 3 deaths in 3 days leaves Indian TV in shock

From left: Aditya Singh Rajput, Vaibhavi Upadhyaya, Nitesh Pandey. Photos: Instagram

Aditya Singh Rajput, Vaibhavi Upadhyaya and now Nitesh Pandey, three known faces of Indian TV industry have died in a matter of three days, leaving everyone in shock.

Anupamaa actor Nitesh Pandey died of a cardiac arrest on Wednesday (May 24). Sarabhai vs Sarabhai actress died in a car accident on Monday, while another TV actor Aditya Singh Rajput was found dead at his home on the same day (May 22).


Aditya Singh Rajput: Actor Aditya Singh Rajput, who was a known face in the TV industry and had appeared in reality shows like Splitsvilla 9, Love, Ashiqui, Code Red, Aawaz Season 9, died on Monday (May 22) after allegedly falling in the washroom of his apartment.

The 32-year-old actor was taken to the hospital by his friend and a watchman but was declared dead. According to his cook, Aditya had thrown a party the night before his death, and the next morning when he woke up tired, he informed his cook that he was going to the bathroom for a shower.

Aditya Singh Rajput. Photo: Instagram

The cook heard a loud thud from the bathroom after which he rushed there to find Aditya lying unconscious. According to the police, Aditya suffered a head injury and a cut near his left ear, which he might have got after falling in the bathroom. However, the findings of the post-mortem report are yet to be disclosed and have been reserved by the doctors.


Aditya’s last rites were performed at the Oshiwara crematorium on Tuesday.

Vaibhavi Upadhyaya: In another shocking incident on Monday (May 22), the Sarabhai vs Sarabhai actor died in a car accident in Himachal Pradesh’s Kullu after the car in which she was travelling in with her fiance fell into a valley during a turn, as per a report from ETimes.

Vaibhavi Upadhyaya. Photo: Instagram

The news of her death was shared by Sarabhai vs Sarabhai producer JD Matheja on Instagram. Matheja in an emotional post paid tributes to Vaibhavi: “Life is so unpredictable. A very fine actress, dear friend, popularly known as ‘Jasmine’ of Sarabhai vs Sarabhai passed away. She met with an accident in the north. The family will bring her to Mumbai tomorrow (May 25) for the last rites.”

Photo: Instragram/ @jd_matheja

Nitesh Pandey: Actor Nitesh Pandey, known for his role in TV serial Anupamaa, died due to a cardiac arrest at a hotel in Igatpuri in Nashik, Maharashtra, ANI reported. The actor was 50.

Nitesh appeared in several films like Mere Yaar ki Shaadi hai (2002), Dabaang 2 (2012), Mickey Virus (2013), Shaadi ke Side Effects (2014), Hunterrr (2015), Madaari (2016), Badhai Do (2022) among others.


Pandey was also part of TV serials like Kuch toh Log Kahenge, Pyaar ka Dard Hai Meeta Meeta Pyaara Pyaara, Ek Rishta Saajedari Ka and Indiawaali Ma.

Last updated: May 24, 2023 | 18:31
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