Kannada veteran actor and comedian Mandeep Roy passed away after suffering a brutal heart attack in Bengaluru. On the wee hours of January 29, the actor breathed his last at the age of 72. According to his family, Roy suffered a heart attack in December, for which he was given proper and immediate treatment. Having a prolific career in the Kannada film industry, Mandeep was one of the most loved comedians.
Who was Mandeep Roy?
A Kannada superstar, Mandeep Roy made his debut in the 1982 release Minchina Oota. Having acted in over 500 films, he was blessed with impeccable comic timing. Some of his massively loved films were Yelu Suthika Kote, Geetha, Kushi, Kurigaalu Saar Kurugaalu, Benkiya Balle, Akashmika, and Accident, among many others.
Mandeep Roy death
After suffering a major cardiac arrest, Roy died on January 29 at the age of 72. He was laid to rest at Bengaluru`s Hebbal Crematorium. Many celebrities from the Kannada film industry paid their respects to the veteran actor. Actor and filmmaker Venkat Bharadwaj took to Twitter and paid tribute to the actor.
He wrote, “Mandeep Roy | Originally Bengali, Settled and Acted in Kannada Film Industry, Closely Connected to #Kannada #People He is Unforgettable in #Pushpaka Vimana #RIP #MandeepRoy #KFI #Kannada (sic).”
Radio City extends heartfelt condolences to the Roy family. Rest in peace Mandeep sir.