Bollywood actor Salman Khan recently paid tribute to his body double Sagar Pandey who recently passed away working out at gym. “Dil se shukar adda kar raha hoon for being there with me. May your soul rest in peace brother Sagar. Thank u”, Salman Khan’s tribute post read on Instagram. Salman also shared his picture with Sagar from the sets of Bajrangi Bhaijaan. It is being reported that Sagar worked as Salman’s body double in over 50 of his films.

Earlier on Friday, Sagar Pandey allegedly suffered from a heart attack while working out at gym. The news was confirmed by Prashant Walde, the body double of superstar Shah Rukh Khan. Reportedly, while working out in gym, Sagar collapsed. He was rushed to the hospital and was later declared dead on arrival.

A Hindustan Times report quoted SRK body double Prashand Walde saying, “He was immediately taken to Hindu Hruday Samrat Balasaheb Thackerey Trauma Care Municipal Hospital at Jogeshwari East, Mumbai. That’s where he was declared dead.”

Walde expressed his shock at the untimely death and added that Sagar was perfectly fit, and must be around 45-50-year-old.

Sagar appeared as Salman’s body double in films including Tubelight, Dabangg, Tubelight and more.

Earlier this month, comedian Raju Srivastava also passed away after he suffered a cardiac arrest while working out.

The Facts of the Matter

Recently, several popular influencers and celebrities have passed away while working out or doing a physical activity. The entire Indian entertainment industry is reeling after Raju Srivastava passed away earlier this month. The prolific comedian collapsed while he was working out in a gym.

Recently, Sagar Pandey, the body double of Salman Khan, also passed away while working out.

The untimely demise of Pandey was reported earlier on Friday, September 30th. The actor was rushed to the Balasaheb Thackeray Trauma Care Municipal hospital in Mumbai’s Jogeshwari East. However, he was declared dead on arrival.


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Salman Khan Pays Tribute to Sagar Pandey

Following his body double’s untimely demise, Salman Khan himself took to his social media and shared a heartfelt tribute. The 57-year-old actor took to Instagram and shared his picture with Sagar, which was reportedly taken during the shoot of Bajrangi Bhaijaan.

The actor also wrote a heartfelt caption along with the picture which read – “Dil se shukar adda karrahahoon for being there with me . May your soul rest in peace brother Sagar. Thank u”.


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Anupam Kher, Shera Condoles Death

Many netizens condoled Sagar Pandey’s death in the comment section of the Instagram post. Former Bollywood actress Sangeeta Bijlani also took to the comment section and wrote “RIP”. Salman Khan’s bodyguard Shera aka Gurmeet Singh Jolly also condoled the death. Prolific actor Anupam Kher also commented “Om Shanti”.

Shah Rukh Khan Body Double Also Reacts

Meanwhile, Prashant Walde, Shah Rukh Khan’s body double, also confirmed death of Sagar Pandey. In an interview with Bollywood Hungama, the SRK body double wrote – “Sagar was working in the gym when he suddenly collapsed. He was immediately taken to Hindu Hruday Samrat Balasaheb Thackerey Trauma Care Municipal Hospital at Jogeshwari East, Mumbai. That’s where he was declared dead.”

“I am quite shocked. He was perfectly fit and healthy. He was too young to pass away. His age must have been around 45-50 years,” he added.

 

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