Indian film and television actor Bikramjeet Kanwarpal has died due to COVID-19 complications, filmmaker Ashoke Pandit confirmed on Saturday. He was 52.
Taking to his Twitter handle, Pandit confirmed the news and wrote, “Sad to hear about the demise of actor Major Bikramjeet Kanwarpal this morning due to #Covid. A retired army officer, Kanwarpal had played supporting roles in many films and television serials. Heartfelt condolences to his family & near ones. Om Shanti!”
Bollywood actor Neil Nitin Mukesh, who last worked with the departed soul in the 2019 thriller-drama film ‘Bypass Road’, also mourned the demise of the Indian army officer-turned-actor.
“Extremely sad news. I’ve known Major Bikramjeet for so many years. He and I have worked on so many films together. The last being Bypass Road. Such a fantastic, encouraging and energetic human being he was and will always be remembered as. #RIP My dear friend will miss you,” Neil tweeted.
‘Lest We Forget India Foundation’ – a Charitable Trust that provides support, welfare, skilling, and education necessary for the wellbeing of families of Indian Armed Forces personnel who have lost their lives during their service and any needy member of the public, also confirmed the news of his demise.
Born in Himachal Pradesh, Bikramjeet had played supporting roles in many films and television serials. He was last seen in the 2020 Neeraj Pandey directorial thriller series ‘Special OPS’. He also played prominent roles in the thriller crime series ‘Illegal-Justice’, ‘Out of order’ and ‘Aapke Kamre Me Koi Rehta Hai’.