Remixes were picking up in the early 2000s with 'Tu Tu Hai Wahi' and 'Ja Re Ja Harjayi' making a smashing come back. If you are a 90s kid, you may recognize Kushal Punjabi as the cute boy from DJ Aqeel's famous remix of the song 'Keh Doon Tumhe'. It has been over 16 years since the song release and today, Kushal has become a recognizable face, having acted in popular TV shows and cameoed in Bollywood movies.
The actor who was recently seen in Ishq Mein Marjaawaan left for heavenly abode at the young age of 37, confirmed his friend and colleague Karanvir Bohra through a social media post. Bohra shared this sad news on Twitter with an emotional post, expressing his shock over the sudden loss. Reportedly, Kushal committed suicide at his residence in Mumbai. His body was found hanging at his residence in Pali Hill, Mumbai, last night. Police has found a suicide note at his residence. Accidental Death Report (ADR) filed, further investigation underway. His last rites will be held in Mumbai today at 4 pm.
Karanvir tweeted, “Ur demise has shocked the hell out of me.I’m still in denial @PunjabiKushal I know you are in a happier place,but this is unfathomable. You really inspired me with the way you saw life, but what was I to know. I will always remember u as a #dancingdaddy #fit & a #lifeenthusiast”
Ur demise has shocked the hell out of me.I'm still in denial @PunjabiKushal I know you are in a happier place,but this is unfathomable.— Karanvir Bohra 🇮🇳 (@KVBohra) December 26, 2019
You really inspired me with the way you saw life, but what was I to know.
I will always remember u as a #dancingdaddy #fit & a #lifeenthusiast pic.twitter.com/qv31QMH8C8
Karan posted an emotional note with a picture of Kushal Punjabi. He wrote:
“Ur demise has shocked the hell out of me.I’m still in denial @itsme_kushalpunjabi I know you are in a happier place, but this is unfathomable. The way you lead your life really inspired me in more ways than one....but what was I to know. Your zest for dancing, fitness, off-road biking, fatherhood and above all that, that smiling face of yours, your happy-go-lucky nature your warmth all that was such ingenuity. I’m gonna miss you so much #kushlani You will always be rememberd sad a guy who lived a full life. #dancingdaddy #fit #lifeenthusiast #biker #smilingface #onelifeliveitright #restinpeace #omnamoshivaya.”
Netizens and co-actors were shocked to learn of the passing and expressed disbelief in the comments. Shweta Tiwari wrote, “What??? Oh my god! When? And how?”, while Ravi Dubey commented, “What?????
Kushal is survived by his wife Audrey Dolhen and his three-year-old son. Just three days ago, he shared a picture of himself and his son.