Actor Navtej Hundal, who most recently appeared in Aditya Dhar's Uri: The Surgical Strike, is dead. Navtej, who played the home minister in 'Uri...', died on Monday, said actor Sushant Singh, General Secretary of the Cine And Television Artistes Association (CINTAA). Vicky Kaushal's Uri: The Surgical Strike, Ranveer Singh's Gully Boy or Akshay Kumar's Kesari: Vote For Your Favourite Movie in the First Quarter of 2019.
The official Twitter page of CINTAA read: "CINTAA expresses its deepest condolence on the demise of Navtej Hundal. May his soul rest in peace."
#CINTAA expresses it’s deepest condolence on the demise of Shri Navtej Hundal.
May his soul Rest in Peace
— CINTAA_Official (@CintaaOfficial) April 8, 2019
Dhar also expressed condolences.
Navtej is survived by two daughters and wife. One of his daughters, Avantika Hundal is a TV actress. She plays a pivotal role in the show Yeh Hai Mohabbatein. Exclusive! Yeh Hai Mohabbatein Actors Divyanka Tripathi and Karan Patel React to Rumours of the Show Going Off Air.
He himself had appeared in movies like 'Khalnayak' and 'Tere Mere Sapne', and used to take acting classes for students.