The entertainment industry and adherent fans of Salman Khan woke up to sad news as the superstar’s body double Sagar Pandey suddenly passed away. Pandey passed away from a heart attack while he was gyming. The unfortunate incident occurred on September 30, evening.
He had worked with Dabangg Khan in over 50 films. Now, following Sagar Pandey’s demise, Salman posted a photo with Sagar from his 2015 film Bajrangi Bhaijaan and wrote a heartfelt condolence note on social media.
Taking to his social media handle Salman Khan wrote, “Dil se shukar adda kar raha hoon for being there with me . May your soul rest in peace brother Sagar. Thank u #RIP #SagarPandey (sic).”
Soon several stars rushed to the comment section and expressed their condolences for Pandey’s death. Anupam Kher wrote, “Om Shanti! (sic)”. Sangeeta Bijlani and Salman’s bodyguard Shera also condoled Sagar Pandey’s demise.
Shah Rukh Khan’s body double, Prashant Walde, had first confirmed the news of Sagar Pandey’s demise.
In an interaction with Bollywood Hungama, he said “Sagar was working in the gym when he suddenly collapsed. He was immediately taken to Hindu Hruday Samrat Balasaheb Thackerey Trauma Care Municipal Hospital at Jogeshwari East, Mumbai. That’s where he was declared dead.” He further added, "I am quite shocked. He was perfectly fit and healthy. He was too young to pass away. His age must have been around 45-50 years."