Dharmesh Tiwari actor and Genral Secretary of Cine & T.V Artistes Association (CINTAA) and president of Federation of Western India Cine Employees (FWICE), breathed his last today in Chandigarh. He complained of diabetes. He was 63.
Gajendra Chauhan, vice president of CINTA, said his body will be flown to Mumbai in the evening.
Actor Dharmesh Tiwari, who is remembered for playing Kripacharya in epic TV show "Mahabharat", was in Chandigarh for a show.
TV personalities took to twitter to express their grief
Rohit Roy: Oh god.. Terrible news early in the morning...Dharmesh Tiwari, who's been pivotal in sorting out problems of our industry passed by. RIP.
Dolly Bindra: Hon sec cintaa Shri Dharmesh tiwariji left for heavenly abode date 6/8/2014 time now.
Kunickaa Sadanand: Shocked and numbed at the news of the sudden demise of Shri Dharmesh Tiwari. Actor , director, president of our cine artists association. And Chaiperson of our allied unions of the film industry. He has been serving the fraternity selflessly for more than two decades.
It was just a few weeks back when he came and spoke to all the artists on our sets. Sensitizing us about our rights n responsibilities. May your soul rest in peace Dharmeshji, we will definitely feel the void. And it will be difficult for anyone to fit into your shoes.
Ashoke Pandit: Dharmesh Tiwari, who is no more, was also the President of Cine Artiste Association. Devoted his life for the cause of the workers.RIP.
All prayers for Dharmeshji may his soul rest in peace.