Dharmesh Tiwari, who essayed the character of Kripacharya in epic television show Mahabharat, died in Chandigarh on August 06, 2014 said his friends. Dharmesh Tiwari was sixty three. Dharmesh Tiwari is survived by his wife and two daughters.
The cause of his death could be diabetes, said his friend and Raza Murad.
“He passed away today morning (August 06, 2014) in Chandigarh. He had gone there for a show. He had high diabetes and this might be one of the reasons for his death. Despite having high diabetes, he was very active. It’s a huge loss to the fraternity” stated Raza Murad in his statement.
Dharmesh Tiwari was also the general secretary of the Cine And TV Artistes Association (CINTAA) and president of the Federation of Western India Cine Employees (FWICE).
“Dharmesh Tiwari’s body will be taken to his residence in Mumbai Thursday (August 07, 2014) morning and at around 03:30 pm his cremation will take place at Pawan-Hans crematorium in Vile Parle,” an official from CINTAA informed the media.
Gajendra Chauhan, Vice President of CINTAA, said that Dharmesh Tiwari was feeling uneasy in the morning and was admitted to a hospital, where he passed away.
Celebrities like Rohit Roy and Dolly Bindra, filmmaker Ashoke Pandit and actor Kamaal R Khan condoled his death among others and took to Twitter to express their grief and sorrow.
“Oh God. Terrible news early in the morning. Dharmesh Tiwari, who’s been pivotal in sorting out problems of our industry passed by. RIP.” wrote Rohit Roy.
“Hon Secretary CINTAA; Shri Dharmesh Tiwari Ji left for heavenly abode on August 06, 2014.” wrote Dolly Bindra.
Ashok Pandit stated. “Bad day for the film industry. Lost two veterans – Smita Talwalkar and Dharmesh Tiwari.Will miss you. RIP.”
Kunickaa Sadanand, “Shocked and numbed at the news of the sudden demise of Shri Dharmesh Tiwari. Actor, director, president of our cine artists association and the Chairperson of our allied unions of the film industry. He has been serving the fraternity selflessly for more than two decades. It was just a few weeks back when he came and spoke to all the artists on our sets. Sensitizing us about our rights n responsibilities. May your soul rest in peace Dharmeshji, we will definitely feel the void. And it will be difficult for anyone to fit into ur shoes.”
“RIP Hon. Gen. Sec. Shri. Dharmesh Tiwari. We will always miss you sir.” stated Kamaal Rashid Khan.
Dharmesh Tiwari, who essayed the character of Kripacharya in epic television show Mahabharat, died in Chandigarh on August 06, 2014 said his friends. ...1.0