Theatre actor and comedian Vivek Shauq died of a cardiac arrest early Monday morning in Mumbai. 47-year old Vivek Shauq was best known as comedian Jaspal Bhatti’s other half for their performances in early 1990 TV shows like Ulta Pulta and Flop Show. He gradually moved on to theatre and did smaller supporting roles in over 50 films like Gadar, Aitraaz, Koi Mil Gaya, Dil Hai Tumhara, 36 Chinatown, among others.
Though no official statements have been made, according to reports, the actor slipped into coma after he developed complications post a surgery he had undergone recently.
His last rites were performed in the city on Tuesday and he is survived by his wife and 3 children.
Bollyspice offers their heartfelt condolences to his family. May his soul rest in peace.