Mumbai: Hindi and Marathi actress, Abhilasha Patil, who has appeared in several mega Bollywood projects like ‘Badrinath Ki Dulhania’, ‘Good Newwz ‘and ‘Chhichhore’ lost her life to Covid-19. The news of the 40-year-old demise has left the film industry in shock.
Many of her Co-stars expressed their grief and admiration for the late actress on Social Networking site, Twitter. Abhilasha has worked in popular Marathi films like ‘Tujha Manjha Arrange Marriage’, ‘Bayko Deta Ka Bayko’ and ‘Pipsi’, among others. She also appeared in .
Abhilasha Patil dies of Covid complications
Abhilasha Patil was recently diagnosed with Covid-19. The Late Actress was soon admitted in the hospital when her condition worsened but unfortunately she couldn’t survive and took her last breath on May 5. Sanjay Kulkarni, who had worked with Abhilasha Patil in Zee Yuva daily soap ‘BaapManus’, reported the news of her death to media.
He stated, “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 further 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 showed 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 jotted down a condolence note in Marathi for Abhilasha.
Abhilasha Patil is among a few celebs who lost battle to Covid-19 in the second wave of the pandemic . But there are several other celebrities like Alia Bhatt, Ranbir Kapoor, Sonu Sood, Vicky Kaushal, Bhumi Pednekar, Satish Kaushik, Katrina Kaif and Kartik Aaryan, who had reportedly contracted this deadly infection.