Rajesh, who was part of the entertainment industry for more than two decades, died following a heart attack in Hyderabad on Thursday. He was 66. Pics: Rajesh Vivek’s hit films
Known for his roles in films like “Lagaan”, “Swades”, “Veerana” and “Bandit Queen”, Rajesh was shooting in Hyderabad for a southern film, when he had a massive heart attack. (Naseeruddin Shah mourns the death of his friend and Lagaan actor Rajesh Vivek)
B-Town took to Twitter to express their grief:
Rishi Kapoor: Rajesh Vivek. Wonderful actor and a friend. RIP.
Rajesh Vivek. Wonderful actor and a friend. R I P pic.twitter.com/JoUFFQyqm3
— rishi kapoor (@chintskap) January 14, 2016
Anupam Kher: Saddened to know about the demise of my friend, senior in NSD (National School of Drama) and a very fine actor Rajesh Vivek. He was a Mast Maula in true sense. RIP..
Saddened to know about the demise of my friend, senior in NSD & a very fine actor Rajesh Vivek. He was a Mast Maula in true sense. RIP.
— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPkher) January 15, 2016
Manoj Bajpayee: Really sad with the unexpected demise of Rajesh Vivek. May god bless his soul. His memories will always be with us. I was with him in ‘Bandit Queen’.
राजेश विवेक जी की अकस्मात मृत्यु से काफी दुख हुआ भगवान उनकी आत्मा को शांति दे उनकी यादें हमेशा साथ रहेंगी bandit queen में हम साथ में थे
— Manoj Bajpayee (@BajpayeeManoj) January 15, 2016
Tigmanshu Dhulia: Our senior from NSD Rajesh Vivek passed away. Have great memories of him while doing ‘Bandit Queen’ RIP Rajesh bhai.
Our senior from NSD Rajesh Vivek passed away have great memories of him while doing Bandit queen RIP Rajesh bhai
— Tigmanshu Dhulia (@dirtigmanshu) January 15, 2016
Ravi Kishan: Adhbhut (wonderful) actor Rajesh Vivek. May God bless his soul. RIP.
Adhbhut actor Rajesh Vivek …may God bless his soul।..RIP
— Ravi Kishan (@ravikishann) January 14, 2016
Ashoke Pandit: Sad to know about the demise of #RajeshVivek, one of the finest actors and a great human being. Lived a faqir’s life. RIP.
Sad to know about the demise of #RajeshVivek, one of the finest actors & a great human being. Lived a faqir’s life. RIP!
— Ashoke Pandit (@ashokepandit) January 14, 2016
Alok Nath: RIP Rajesh Vivek. Used to call him ‘Prabhu’. keep the original entertained. will miss u big time ‘Prabhu’.
RIP Rajesh Vivek..pyar se hum aapko prabhu bulate the.. keep the original entertained. will miss u big time ‘prabhu’ pic.twitter.com/ciSjSERlJg
— Alok Nath (@aloknath) January 14, 2016
Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub: RIP Rajesh Vivek sir. Your performances will be there for us and stories and energy of your theatre performances.
Suresh Menon: RIP Rajesh Vivek. Sad. Fine human being too. Worked with him in a Marathi film.
Ganesh Hegde: RIP Rajesh Vivek. We will miss you.
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