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CID Actor Dinesh Phadnis Dies of Multiple Organ Failure At 57, Was Suffering From Severe Liver Disease

CID Actor Dinesh Phadnis Dies of Multiple Organ Failure At 57, Was Suffering From Severe Liver Disease
CID Actor Dinesh Phadnis Dies of Multiple Organ Failure At 57, Was Suffering From Severe Liver Disease

According to reports, Dinesh Phadnis took his last breath at 12:08 am on December 5 in Mumbai's Tunga Hospital and was suffering liver ailment.

Written by Satata Karmakar |Published : December 6, 2023 12:57 AM IST

Actor Dinesh Phadnis, who was best known for starring in the popular TV series CID, breathed his last at the age of 57 in Mumbai on Monday night. According to the reports, Dinesh Phadnis was admitted to Tunga Hospital in suburban Mumbai a few days ago with a serious liver ailment.

Dinesh Phadnis' CID co-star Aditya Srivastava confirmed the news and told news agency PTI, "Dinesh has left us around 12:08 am. We know that he had liver issues and it had an impact on the other organs. He was unwell for two or three days. He couldn't survive."

Dinesh Phadnis' last rites were held in Borivali East this morning, news agency PTI reported. The actor is survived by his wife. Film and television body CINTAA (Cine And TV Artistes' Association) paid tribute to the actor on social media. "CINTAA expresses its condolences on the demise of Dinesh Phadnis (Member since Aug 2004)," read the tribute.

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Phadnis rose to fame after playing of the role of Fredericks in the show, which was first aired in 1998 and ran for two decades-one of the longest ever shows to have ran on Indian television.