Sameer Sharma was an Indian actor and model who was born and brought up in Delhi. In 2005, he played the role of ‘Nitin’ in the Hindi TV serial, ‘Dil Kya Chahta Hai.’
Samir was born on Monday, 5 May 1976 (age 44 years; at the time of death), in Delhi. His zodiac sign is Taurus. He did his schooling from Delhi Public School, R.K. Puram in New Delhi. Later, he pursued his graduation in Economics from Sri Venkateswara College, New Delhi. Facebook
Height (approx.): 5′ 11″
Eye Colour: Black
Hair Colour: Black
Family, Caste & Wife
He was born in a Hindu family. He had one sister, Niveddita Joshee. In 2014, he got divorced from his wife, Aachal Sharma.
Samir debuted as an actor with one of the most popular TV shows in India, ‘’Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii’ (2004) in which he played the role of Krishna Agarwal. He has acted in many Hindi TV serials, including ‘Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi’ (2006), ‘Dil Kya Chahta Hai’ (2005), ‘Four’ (2007), ‘Left Right Left’ (2006), ‘Jyoti’ (2009), ‘Woh Rehne Waali Mehlon Ki’ (2010), and ‘Yeh Rishtey Hain Pyaar Ke’ (2019).
He has played small roles in a few Bollywood like ‘Hasee To Phasee’ (2014), ‘Ittefaq’ (2017), and ‘Tamasha’ (2015). In 2016, he was roped in the Hindi web-series, ‘A.I.SHA My Virtual Girlfriend’ in which he played the character of ACP Adil Sheikh.
- Singer: A. R. Rahman
- Perfume(s): Gucci, Club the Nuit Man
He was living in a rented apartment in Neha CHS building situated at Ahinsa Marg in Malad West, Mumbai from February 2020. On 6 August 2020, his body was found hanging to his kitchen’s ceiling by the security guard of his building. An officer of local police suspected that he had died two days back as his body smelt foul. A case of accidental death was reported and one of the police officers said,
We have not found any evidence that suggests he may have been killed. Also, no suicide note has been found at the house so far. We are still investigating the case.” News 18
On his demise, his friend & TV actor, Avinash Sachdev said,
“I was in touch with him through the lockdown; just two weeks ago, we were chatting with each other via voice notes. He told me that he feels blessed to have come back from a bad phase in life, which he fought successfully and now he was busy with work. He went through a rough patch when he fell ill and was hospitalised in Bengaluru, a couple of years ago. After his recovery, his parents were averse to him returning to Mumbai, but he came back and rented an apartment not too far from my residence. In fact, on Wednesday night, I had passed through his lane and saw two fire brigades and a police van outside the building. I checked with another friend, who told me that someone had died by suicide. Yesterday, I got to know that it was Sam. I am still shaken up and can’t come to terms with it. Sam was a fighter, not someone who would give up. Just 15 days ago, he was in Lonavala and had told me that he wanted to step out.”
The Bollywood actor, Sidharth Malhotra shared his condolence, he said,
Really sad and unfortunate. #RIPSameerSharma.”
The TV actress, Shweta Rohira tweeted,
May #SameerSharma soul rest in peace. prayers for the closed ones to have strength to cope up with the loss. It’s unfortunate @ rate suicides n depression is increasing in our society may be we all need to give it a serious thought and not just think but take actions too
Actor Varun Dhawan also shared a post on Samir’s death.
- His family and friends used to call him Sam. Times of India
- He was often spotted smoking.
- His hobbies were doing poetry, cooking, doing photography, reading, and driving.
- He was an avid dog lover and had a few pet dogs.
- He worked with an advertising agency in Bangalore after completing his studies, followed by jobs in an IT firm and Radio City in Bangalore.
- In 2017, he was rushed to a hospital in Bangalore as he was suffering from typhoid and jaundice. In an interview, he said,
I had multiple health aberrations with typhoid and jaundice. I was part of many shows at that moment. I do not like talking about anything. I was collapsing and that was when I had to be taken to Bangalore for treatment. It took me nearly 3 months to recover. Post that, I stayed in Bangalore for another 9 months or so. And now it is a nice feeling to get back to work.
- His last Facebook story was on 27 July 2020.
- Sameer had shared Instagram posts after the demise of the late Bollywood actor, Sushant Singh Rajput.
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