Mahabharat actor Rasik Dave dies at 65 due to kidney failure

Veteran actor Rasik Dave passed away on Friday due to kidney failure. He was 65. He is survived by his wife Ketki Dave, popular for her role as Daksha Virani in the TV show ‘Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi’ and his daughter Riddhi Dave and a son.

According to reports, Rasik Dave was undergoing dialysis for two years and his health was on the decline.

Actor and producer JD Majethia shared a note on Twitter and wrote, “Heartbroken and deeply saddened to hear about the untimely demise of Rasik Dave. Gone too soon brother. May God give your family the strength to get through his difficult time. Om Shanti (sic).

Filmmaker Ashoke Pandit also sent his condolences and tweeted, “Sad to know about the demise of a dear friend Rasik Dave who was a versatile actor on stage, tv and films due to kidney failure. Heartfelt condolences to his wife Ketaki Dave and his entire family. Will always be remembered (sic).”

Rasik Dave began his acting journey with the Gujarati film Putra Vadhu. He then became well known for portraying the role of Nanda in the mythological TV drama Mahabharata. The actor also took part in the dance reality show Nach Baliye with his wife Ketki in 2006.

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