TV actor Karan Paranjape aka Jignesh of popular show Dill Mill Gayye died on Sunday at his Mumbai residence. The actor rose to fame with his stints on shows like Sanjeevani and Dill Mill Gayye. The actor was found dead by his mother on March 25 at 11 am. The cause of the death hasn’t been revealed yet. A single child of his parents, Karan is survived by his mother, who is said to have been left shattered after the untimely demise.
The news of his death was also shared by his Dill Mill Gayye co-stars Karan Wahi and Sehban Azim on their Instagram stories. Karan’s post read, “You will be missed JIGS,” while Sehban shared few pictures from their earlier days and wrote, “Gone too soon my friend! May your soul rest in peace, you will always be remembered.”
Sehban Azim also shared with indianexpress.com, “It’s really sad how one just leaves so suddenly. We have had some wonderful time shooting together. We got to know about his death yesterday. All we got to know was that he slept and never woke up. May his soul rest in peace. May his family get the strength to overcome the loss.”
Shared a source in the production team of Dill Mill Gayye, “He was a fun-loving guy. After his short stint in acting, he moved towards working with a music channel, where he was working on a talk show with celebs. He was doing quite well for himself. The news of the death has come as a shock to all of us. While we were not in constant touch, once you work with someone, you do form a close bond. This was definitely not an age for him to leave.”
The cause of his death hasn’t been revealed yet but reports say that he might have suffered a heart attack while he was sleeping.