Veteran actor Rasik Dave dies of kidney failure at 65


Veteran actor Rasik Dave died on Friday from kidney failure. He was 65 years old. He is survived by his wife Ketki Dave, popular for his role as Daksha Virani in the TV show Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, and his daughter Riddhi Dave. The actor’s last rites will be played on Saturday.

Actor and producer JD Majethia shared a note on Twitter and wrote, “Heartbroken and deeply saddened to learn of the untimely passing of Rasik Dave. Gone too soon bro. May God give your family the strength to get through this difficult time. Om Shanti🙏🏻”

Filmmaker Ashoke Pandit tweeted: “Sad to hear of the passing of a dear friend Rasik Dave who was a versatile actor on stage, TV and film due to kidney failure. Sincere condolences to his wife Ketaki Dave and all his family. We will always be remembered. ॐ शान्ति! 🙏”

According to a report by ETimes, Dave had been on dialysis for two years and his health has deteriorated over the past month.

Rasik started his acting career with the Gujarati film Putra Vadhu. He also did several theater performances and played the role of Nanda in the mythological TV drama Mahabharata. He also participated in the dance reality show Nach Baliye with his wife Ketki in 2006.


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