CID Fam Actor Dinesh Phadnis aka Fredericks passes away at 57


The renowned actor, Dinesh Phadnis, aged 57, known for his portrayal of Fredericks in the crime series CID, encountered a tragic event on December 1st. He experienced a sudden cardiac arrest and was subsequently admitted to Thaniya Hospital in Mumbai.

Despite receiving medical attention and being placed under artificial respiration, his condition deteriorated due to the impact of the cardiac arrest, leading to his passing.

As per the reports, the actor had been receiving medical care at a private hospital for the past few days. Unfortunately, his health took a turn for the worse over the weekend, leading to his placement on a ventilator this Monday.

Initial reports suggested that the actor had experienced a cardiac arrest. However, Dayanand Shetty, a close friend and co-star, denied these claims.

The entire CID team closely followed the situation and extended support to the actor’s family. The final rites of Dinesh will be conducted today at the Daulat Nagar crematorium.

Dinesh was a notable figure in the Hindi TV industry. He notably portrayed the character of Fredericks on CID, a popular show that ran for almost two decades. Additionally, Dinesh ventured into films, featuring in movies like Sarfarosh and Mela, among others. His last appearance was in the film Super 30 alongside Hrithik Roshan.

Survived by his wife Nayana and daughter Tanu, Dinesh Phadnis leaves behind a legacy cherished by many in the entertainment jagat.

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