Noted Bollywood actor last seen in war film Uri dies

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MUMBAI: Noted Bollywood actor Navtej Hundal passed away on Monday evening, India Today reported.

The actor was last seen in Indian war drama Uri: The Surgical Strike. The film starring Vicky Kaushal was released in January this year and went on to become a major hit.

In a Twitter statement, the Cine And TV Artises Association (CINTAA) expressed grief over his death.

“#CINTAA expresses its deepest condolence on the demise of Shri Navtej Hundal. May his soul rest in peace. The cremation is at Oshiwara Crematorium, Relief Road, Prakash Nagar, Dnyaneshwar Nagar, Jogeshwari (W) at 11 am,” the tweet read.

Navtej is survived by his wife Neelam and two daughters.

One of his daughters, Avantika Hundal, is currently seen as Mihika in the popular daily soap Yeh Hai Mohabbatein, featuring Karan Patel and Divyanka Tripathi.