CID’s notoriety Dinesh Phadnis died in a hospital in Mumbai. He was fifty-seven. On Monday night, Dinesh departed to his eternal home in heaven. If information from publications is accurate, Dinesh was battling liver disease.
Actor Ajay Nagrath, who costarred with Dinesh in the well-liked investigative series, revealed the sad news on Instagram on Tuesday.
“Can’t believe you left us for heavenly abode. Rest in peace Freddy Sir you’re forever in our hearts. Om Shanti ,” Ajay penned down.
Ajay also posted a couple of stills of them together from the “CID” sets. Shivaji Satam and Shraddha Musle, members of the “CID” team, expressed their condolences on social media after learning of the tragic news.
“We will miss you Freddy Sir. #cid #cidcop #sweetestsoul #dineshphadnis #RIP,” Shraddha Musle, aka Dr Tarika in CID, added.
Actor Shivaji Satam aka ACP Pradyuman in CID wrote, “Dinesh Phadnis, simple, humble, lovable.”
On Instagram, Vivek Mashru shared a throwback picture of the show featuring the deceased actor Dinesh Phadnis. “Miss You Freddy Sir RIP #rip #dineshphadnis #cid,” he penned down.
Actress Tanya Abrol wrote a long note, “Dearest Dinesh sir or how we all called him Freddy sir with love and affection. A person who made so many people laugh, be it onscreen or in real life and now that you are gone…Even then we are smiling and laughing thinking about all the stories and incidents but with teary eyes. A roller coaster of emotions. May your journey ahead be peaceful. You will be missed tremendously, not just by us and family but also by millions of your fans . You taught me the word ” Baida ” which means eggs. I loved the the name you gave me .. Shambhu Shikari . And the occasional photo shoots by Shivaaji Satam Sir. How excitedly you posed ..So many memories .. so many stories to remember you by. Goodbye Sir. You’ll never be forgotten. Om Shanti”.
Dinesh played Inspector Fredricks, also known as Freddy in the illustrious show CID. He also acted in the movie “Super 30,” which starred Hrithik Roshan.