Vivek Shauq Dies Of Heart Attack At The Age Of 47
Versatile actor Vivek Shauq who was best known as Jaspal Bhatti’s other half in the popular TV show Flop Show died of a heart attack on Monday. He was 47.
The news of Shauq’s death has come as a big shock not only for his friends but the whole Bollywood is mourning his absence. He is survived by his wife and three children.
Neighbour of the actor, Rana Jung Bahadur, said, “As per the information I have got, he died of a heart attack. He had gone to Thane for some minor thing, as he knew someone there. The news is shocking.”
Dr. Vijay Surase, a cardiologist at the Jupiter hospital informed, “His medical history shows that in 2003 he underwent a major angioplasty operation and three stents were put in his heart. He was prescribed blood-thinning medicines called Aspirin and Clopidogrel. But he discontinued them prior to his liposuction operation.”
Shauq was admitted to the hospital on January 3 after he suffered three cardiac arrests. “His heart had already stopped functioning. Three emergency three shocks had also been given to him. He was on life support system but he went into coma,” Dr. Dayanand Kumbla, another cardiologist at the hospital said.
Meanwhile Bollywood is shocked with the news and actor Bobby Deol who was close to Shauq said, “I have lost a friend. He was a gem of a person.”
Actor Akshay Kumar who had worked with the actor in movie Aitraaz tweeted, “This is a message, actually it’s more of a request, for all those who have had the pleasure of knowing and watching Vivek Shauq. I will say this now and always please take care of yourself and of your family’s health; we are nothing without it. I will miss u my friend.”
The actor has worked in movies like Maa Tujhe Salaam, International Khiladi, Aitraaz, Ab Tumhare Hawale Waton Saathiyon, 36 China Town, Humko Deewana Kar Gaye, and Gadar: Ek Prem Katha.
Shauq’s funeral will take place on Tuesday at 4 pm at Sant Nirankari Mission.