Hindi and Marathi actress Abhilasha Patil dies of Covid-19 complications. The actress was in her early 40s. Her co-stars took to social media to pay their last respects to the late actress. Abhilasha has worked in popular Marathi films like Tujha Manjha Arrange Marriage, Bayko Deta Ka Bayko and Pipsi, among others. She also appeared in Bollywood projects like Badrinath Ki Dulhania, Good Newwz and Chhichhore.
ABHILASHA PATIL DIES OF COVID-19
Abhilasha Patil breathed her last on Wednesday (May 5). The actress was diagnosed with Covid-19 recently. She is survived by her husband and a son. Sanjay Kulkarni, who shared screen space with Abhilasha Patil in Zee Yuva daily soap BaapManus, confirmed the news of the actor’s demise to indianexpress.com. He said, “Last evening around six, I got a call from Jyoti Patil, who worked with us in BaapManus, about Abhilasha’s poor health. I learnt she had gone to Benaras where she got fever and on her return to Mumbai, she tested positive for coronavirus.”
He added, “I tried reaching out to her, but both of her numbers were switched off. Then around 8.30 pm, actor Anand Prabhu, who played our son on the same show, informed me about her demise. This has been so shocking because she had so much to achieve in life. She had plans. Abhilasha was kind-hearted and such a hardworking artiste. It’s a huge loss to the industry.”
FRIENDS AND COLLEAGUES PAY RESPECT
Many Marathi actors and Abhilasha Patil’s friends from the industry mourned the actress’s death. Actor-director Shashank Udapurkar, who worked with Abhilasha on Prawaas, shared a post on Facebook. He wrote, “Abhilasha Patil, very hard working and energetic co artist.. We worked together in PRAWAAS. Don’t have words to express. RIP Abhilasha Ji (sic).”
Pallavi Ajay also wrote a condolence note in Marathi for Abhilasha.
Abhilasha Patil is among a few celebs who succumbed to Covid-19 in the second wave of the pandemic. Several other celebrities like Alia Bhatt, Ranbir Kapoor, Sonu Sood, Vicky Kaushal, Bhumi Pednekar, Satish Kaushik, Katrina Kaif and Kartik Aaryan, among others have recovered from the disease.