Veteran actor Sameer Khakhar, who was best known for playing Khopdi in the TV show Nukkad, passed away at the age of 71. He was admitted to Borivali's MM Hospital due to some respiratory problems. His brother Ganesh Khakhar confirmed the news of his demise. He revealed that the actor passed away at 4.30 am on 15th March 2023. Reportedly, Sameer Khakhar's funeral took place at 10.30 am at Babhai Naka Crematorium in Borivali.
While speaking to a media source, Ganesh disclosed that his brother collapsed earlier in the morning. He revealed, "He experienced some respiratory issues yesterday morning, we called the doctor & he told us to get him admitted. We took him to hospital & he was admitted to ICU. He then had multiple organ failures & today at 4.30 am he passed away. He was 71."
Soon after the news of his demise broke, his admirers were seen mourning his loss. A lot of people remembered their fond memories of him. A user wrote, "Ohh I remember him from my childhood, In Raja Babu he done extremely well as in Jai ho movie as well, recently he did Farzi web series also Om shanti."
In the meantime, Sameer Khakhar also featured in shows like Manorajan, Circus, Naya Nukkad, Shrimaan Shrimati, and Adaalat. He lately made his appearance in the series Sunflower with Sunil Grover and Farzi along with Shahid Kapoor.