Actor Dinesh Phadnis, known for his portrayal of Fredericks on the iconic show CID, breathed his last on the night of December 4th at a Mumbai hospital. The 57-year-old actor had been undergoing treatment at Tunga Hospital and was on ventilator support due to a damaged liver.
Contrary to earlier reports suggesting a heart attack, Dinesh’s CID co-star, Dayanand Shetty, clarified that the late actor did not suffer a heart attack. Speaking to Etimes, Shetty confirmed the news of Phadnis’ demise, stating, “Yes, it’s true; he is no more. It happened around 12:08 AM. I am at his residence right now. His last rites will be conducted today at the Daulat Nagar crematorium. Almost everyone from CID is present right now.”
The sudden loss of Dinesh Phadnis has left the entertainment industry and fans mourning. His contributions to CID and the entertainment world will be remembered, and condolences pour in as his final rites take place at Daulat Nagar crematorium.
May his soul rest in peace.