The sudden demise of TV actor Sameer Sharma has shocked the film and television industry. From Varun Dhawan, Sidharth Malhotra and Karanvir Bohra, a slew of members from film and TV industry posted on social media to express grief over Sameer's death.
Taking to Instagram Stories, Sidharth posted a still from his film Hasee Toh Phasee. In the image, we can see Sidharth with Samir. "Really sad and unfortunate," Sidharth wrote. Varun Dhawan posted a picture of Sameer on Instagram Stories and wrote: "#RipSameerSharma."
Shraddha Kapoor also tweeted for Sameer.
— Shraddha (@ShraddhaKapoor) August 6, 2020
Nushrat Bharucha also shared condolences for Sameer on her Instagram stories.
"What is happening to people, why why why are they doing this.... Rest in peace brother," Karanvir tweeted.
What is happening to people, why why why are they doing this .... Rest in peace brother https://t.co/LUmnUy0HWE
— Karanvir Bohra (@KVBohra) August 6, 2020
Anubhav Sinha and Hansal Mehta also expressed grief over his demise.
Another young actor dies by suspected suicide. Very, very sad.
— Hansal Mehta (@mehtahansal) August 6, 2020
Another actor kills himself. I hope our TV News media will have as much concern about him. I want to see.
Meanwhile sane people,
we need to watch out for our friends. Make that extra call just to say Hi. Time to hold hands.
— Anubhav Sinha (Not Bollywood) (@anubhavsinha) August 6, 2020
Esha Gupta and Mouni Roy also expressed their sadness over Sameer's death.
Rest in peace Sameer Sharma. Condolences to the family..
— Mouni Roy (@Roymouni) August 6, 2020
My heart goes out to the family of #SameerSharma, RIP, hope you get peace saddened and shocked
— Esha Gupta (@eshagupta2811) August 6, 2020
Sanaya Irani, who worked with Samir in TV show Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon?, found the news "heartbreaking". "Rip Sameer. This is so heartbreaking," Sanaya wrote on Instagram Stories.
Kritika Kamra tweeted: "I hope they let you rest in peace Sameer Sharma."
I hope they let you rest in peace Sameer Sharma.
— Kritika Kamra (@Kritika_Kamra) August 6, 2020
"Rest in peace#SameerSharma," Gautam Rode tweeted while paying condolences to him.
— Gautam Rode (@gautam_rode) August 6, 2020
Vatsal Sheth wrote, "Absolutely shocked to hear that Samir is no more...we used to chat about so many things...You always had a smile on your face...cant believe you are gone RIP."
— Vatsal Sheth (@shethvatsal) August 6, 2020
Sameer allegedly ended his life by suicide. He was 44. He was found hanging on Wednesday night from the kitchen ceiling of his residence in Malad West. Sameer Sharma had worked in several hit shows, including Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii and Yeh Rishtey Hain Pyaar Ke.