Bollywood actor, Akhil Mishra — who was best known for his memorable portrayal of the character Librarian Dubey in the iconic Indian movie "3 Idiots"— has passed away. He was 58.
According to reports, Akhil had been grappling with health issues for some time, specifically related to high blood pressure.
He was reportedly standing on a stool when a sudden loss of balance resulted in a grievous head injury.
The incident unfolded while Akhil's wife, actress Suzanne Bernert, was away in Hyderabad for a film shoot.
Rest in peace Akhil Mishra Ji! This is unbelievably shocking! May god bless your soul with peace & tranquility!! Om Shanti 🙏🙏— manoj bajpayee (@BajpayeeManoj) September 21, 2023
Akhil Mishra's illustrious career spanned across various facets of the entertainment industry. He graced the television screen with his remarkable presence in shows such as "Bhanwar," "Uttaran" (in the role of Umed Singh Bundela), "Udaan," "CID," "Shrimaan Shrimati," "Bharat Ek Khoj," and "Rajani," among others.
His contributions to the silver screen were equally noteworthy, with roles in movies like "Don," "Well Done Abba," and "Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi." However, it was his portrayal of the character Librarian Dubey in the cinematic masterpiece "3 Idiots" that etched his name in the annals of Indian cinema.
Akhil Mishra's personal life was intertwined with his professional journey.
He shared a beautiful bond with German actress Suzanne Bernert, whom he wed on February 3, 2009. Their love story was so profound that they celebrated a second wedding ceremony in a traditional style on September 30, 2011.
The couple's chemistry extended beyond the screen, as they worked together in the film "Kram" and the TV series "Mera Dil Deewana" (Doordarshan). Their artistic collaboration was further showcased in the short film "Majnu ki Juliet" in 2019, a project where Akhil Mishra not only graced the screen but also lent his talents as a writer and director.