On February 17, 2023, the entertainment industry mourned the loss of actor Shahnawaz Pradhan, who passed away due to a heart attack at the age of 56. Pradhan was a versatile actor who had made a name for himself in various mediums, including television, films, and OTT platforms.
According to reports, Shahnawaz had attended a program on February 17 when he suddenly complained of chest pain. He was immediately rushed to the hospital, but unfortunately, he could not be saved and passed away late at night.
Shahnawaz Pradhan started his career in the 1980s and had acted in several popular movies and TV shows. He was seen in the film ‘Mid Day Meal’, which was released in October last year. Pradhan had also completed shooting for the third season of the popular web series ‘Mirzapur’, where he played the character of Parshuram Gupta, the father-in-law of Guddu Bhaiya (Ali Fazal). His portrayal of the character had received much appreciation from the audience.
Apart from ‘Mirzapur’, Shahnawaz had also acted in several other TV shows and movies, including ‘Byomkesh Bakshi’, ’24’, ‘Tota Weds Myna’, ‘Raees’, and ‘Phantom’. He was a talented actor who had carved a niche for himself in the industry.
Actor Yashpal Sharma, who was present at the program where Shahnawaz had an attack, spoke about the incident on Instagram. He said that the program was going well, but suddenly it stopped. Attempts were made to save Shahnawaz, but unfortunately, he could not be saved. Yashpal Sharma’s post shows the bitter truth of life and the unpredictability of death.
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The entertainment industry has lost a talented actor in Shahnawaz Pradhan, and his fans and colleagues are mourning his sudden demise. He will always be remembered for his contribution to the industry and the impact he made with his performances. May his soul rest in peace.