Actor Mohit Baghel, who play the role of ‘Amar Chaudhary’ in Salman Khan starrer Bollywood film ‘Ready’ in 2011, passed away at the young age of 26 due to cancer on May 23 morning in his home town Mathura.
The news was confirmed by writer-director Raaj Shaandilya, who told PTI: “He is (Baghel) gone too soon. He had been undergoing treatment for cancer at AIIMS hospital in Delhi since six months. I spoke to him last on May 15 and he looked fine then, he had started recovering. He stayed with his parents and elder brother in Mathura. I learnt about his demise from a common friend, who said he passed away today morning at his residence.”
Shaandilyaa, who had worked as a writer with Mohit in ‘Comedy Circus’ and ‘Jabariya Jodi,’ said he wanted to cast the actor in his directorial debut Dream Girl (2019) but due to the date issues they could not work together on the film.
Several other actors including Parineeti Chopra also mourned Baghel’s demise. Chopra posted a tweet saying, “One of the nicesttt people to work with! Happy, positive and motivated always. Love you Mohit. RIP.”