CID actor Dinesh Phadnis passes away at age 57 from multiple organ failure

  • December 5, 2023

Actor Dinesh Phadnis died on Tuesday at the age of 57. He was best known for his part as Fredericks on the hit TV show CID. His co-star on the show CID, Dayanand Shetty, who played Daya, told indianexpress.com that he had died. He said, “Dinesh died at 12:08 a.m.” The star was in his late 50s and was getting medical care at Tunga Hospital in Mumbai.

Shetty said that Dinesh died because many of his organs stopped working. What he said was, “There were many problems, and he was taken off the ventilator last night.” The star will be laid to rest in Mumbai at 10:30 am. According to earlier reports, Dinesh had a cardiac attack on Sunday and had to be taken to the hospital. Later, Shetty confirmed that it wasn’t cardiac death but damage to the liver.

The long-running TV show CID, which started on Sony TV in 1998 and ran for twenty years, made Dinesh famous. He played Fredericks on the show. He was in a few movies and TV shows, including the popular sitcom Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah and the movie Sarfarosh’s supporting roles.

Source: Indian Express