Mumbai: Actor Ashiesh Roy passed away due to kidney failure on Tuesday. He was 55. Roy had been keeping unwell for a while and was admitted to the ICU in a Mumbai hospital in May this year.
Confirming the news, Ashiesh’s staff member said the actor died at his home. “He collapsed around 3.45 am. He had a kidney ailment and his dialysis was also going on but he had gotten better in the last few weeks… His sister will arrive from Kolkata in the evening. A call on funeral will be then taken,” the staff member was quoted as saying by Indian Express.
The Cine & TV Artistes’ Association (CINTAA) expressed solidarity for Ashiesh via a social media post. “#CINTAA expresses its deepest condolence on the demise of Shri Ashiesh Roy (Member since January 2003)” CINTAA’s Facebook post read.
Celebs like filmmakers Hansal Mehta and Ashwini Chaudhary, along with actors Sooraj Thapar, Aasif Sheikh, Tinaa Ghai and Ssumier S Pasricha also tweeted their condolences for Roy.
Ashiesh began his acting career in 1997 and has worked in a number of TV shows, including Sasural Simar Ka, Remix, Burey Bhi Hum Bhale Bhi Hum and Jeannie Aur Juju. He has also acted in films like Home Delivery and MP3: Mera Pehla Pehla Pyaar.