Sandeep Nahar was an Indian film actor best known for his work in films like M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story (2016) and Kesari (2019). He died of suicide in February 2021, blaming his wife as the prime reason for him taking his own life.
Sandeep Nahar was born on Friday, 25 December 1987 (age 33 years; at the time of death) in Kalka, Haryana. He took his schooling at Pinjore’s PC Senior Secondary School and thereafter graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Panjab University, Chandigarh. Sandeep Nahar Facebook At the age of 25, Sandeep moved to Mumbai to pursue his passion for acting.
Height (approx): 5′ 10″
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Family & Caste
Parents & Siblings
Sandeep’s father, Vijay Kumar, is a government employee while his mother, Sushma Rano, is a homemaker.
He also has an elder brother.
Sandeep was married to Kanchan K Sharma (actress) in 2019. It was a love marriage.
During the course of his brief TV career, he worked in several opera soaps such as Dia Aur Bati Hum, Ashoka, Mai Naa Bhulungi, Kaisa Yeh Ishq Hai, Siya Ke Ram, C. I. D, Savdhaan India, Crime Petrol, Shapath, Aahat, Bhakti Me Shakti.
He got his first break in Bollywood with the biopic film MS Dhoni: The Untold Story (2016) wherein he played the role of ‘Param Bhaiya’ (Dhoni’s Sikh friend).
Thereafter, Sandeep played the role of Buta Singh, a Sikh fighter of Havildar Ishar Singh’s (role played by Akshay Kumar) battalion in the period drama film Kesari, released in 2019.
He featured in several other Bollywood films, including Khandaani Shafakhana (2019) as Deepu Palta and Shukranu (2020) as ‘Mangal.’
On 15 February 2020, Sandeep Nahar hanged himself to death at his residence in Goregaon, Mumbai. As per the initial police report, he was found hanging from a ceiling fan by his wife, Kanchan Sharma, who then took him to Mumbai’s SRV Hospital where the doctors declared him as brought dead. Hours before taking his own life, Sandeep had posted a video with a suicide note (in the caption) on his Facebook profile. In the video as well as in the suicide note, he revealed about being upset with his married life and about being subjected to continuous torture by his wife and her mother. He held his wife and his mother-in-law responsible over him taking the extreme step. He also briefly mentioned about the politics. Here is a snippet from the suicide note that Sandeep has left behind.
“I’ve seen a lot of happiness and sorrows in life. I faced every problem, but the trauma that I am going through today is beyond tolerance. I would’ve died by suicide a long time ago, but I chose to give myself the time and hope that my relationship with my wife would improve, but it didn’t. I now have nowhere to go. I don’t know what awaits me after I take this step, but I’ve been through hell in this life. I know that suicide is a cowardice act. I also had to live, but what is the benefit of living like this where there is no peace and self-respect.”
Here is a snapshot of the entire suicide note that Sandeep left has behind.
Consequently, an ‘abetment to suicide’ case was registered by the Mumbai Police against Sandeep’s wife and his mother-in-law. The Quint
- During his formative years in Mumbai, Sandeep used to work as a model and did several modelling assignments that involved walking at ramp shows.
- He also appeared as a model in several Punjabi songs, including Propose (2012) and Risky.
- He had also acted in many TV commercials for various brands such as Indiabulls, and Kingfisher Energy and Soft Drinks. He also appeared alongside Mahendra Singh Dhoni in a commercial for Dhani App. Here is the video.
- Sandeep’s friends and family members fondly used to call him by the nickname ‘Sandy.’ Facebook
- He owned a Mercedes Benz car and a Royal Enfield motorcycle.
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