Mumbai: In an unfortunate news, Bollywood actor Navtej Hundal passed away on Monday evening.
Hundal was last seen on the big screen as the home minister in Aditya Dhar’s war drama Uri: The Surgical Strike, which was released in January this year.
Uri featured Vicky Kaushal in the lead role. This news was shared by the official Twitter handle of the Cine And TV Artistes’ Association (CINTAA). The tweet is as follows:
#CINTAA expresses it’s deepest condolence on the demise of Shri Navtej Hundal.
May his soul Rest in Peace
The cremation is at Oshiwara Crematorium, Relief Rd, Prakash Nagar, Dnyaneshwar Nagar, Jogeshwari (W) at 11 am.@sushant_says @amitbehl1 @SuneelSinha @ayubnasirkhan pic.twitter.com/00kmfEUrML
— CINTAA_Official (@CintaaOfficial) April 8, 2019
“#CINTAA expresses its deepest condolence on the demise of Shri Navtej Hundal. May his soul rest in peace. The cremation is at Oshiwara Crematorium, Relief Road, Prakash Nagar, Dnyaneshwar Nagar, Jogeshwari (W) at 11 am,” the tweet read.
Navtej is survived by his wife Neelam and two daughters. One of his daughters, Avantika Hundal, is currently seen as Mihika in the popular daily soap Yeh Hai Mohabbatein, featuring Karan Patel and Divyanka Tripathi.
Apart from working in films, Navtej also conducted acting classes. He has been a part of successful films such as Khalnayak (1993) and Tere Mere Sapne (1996) as well as television shows such as Bharat Ek Khoj.