The Great India Laughter Challenge season 1 contestant Parag Kansara left for a heavenly abode on Wednesday, October 5, 2022, after suffering cardiac arrest. He was a resident of Vadodara, Gujarat. The news of his death was shared by his co-contestants of the 2005 edition of the comedy show, Sunil Pal and Ahsaan Qureshi.
Sunil Pal shared a video breaking this saddening news via his Instagram handle and said in the Hindi language, “Hello friends, another shocking and bad news has come out from the world of comedy... Parag Kansara ji, our Laughter Challenge co-contestant, the sixth companion, is no more in this world. Yes, Parag Kansara who used to do reverse-thinking comedy, used to think about everything in reverse, share with us and tickle our funny bones, he's no more”
He further added talking about the recent deaths of his comic friends and said, “What is this? Has the comic world caught the evil eye? I don't know why the people who make everyone laugh and their families are going through this... One by one, the pillars of comedy are moving away from us.”
In the video clip, he spoke about Raju Srivastava, who also died after suffering a heart attack in Delhi. He even mourned the deaths of his other colleagues Bhavesh, Deepesh Bhan, Ashok Sundrani, and Anant Shrimani. While sharing the video he captioned, “My Friend #Laughter artist #ParagKansara is no more Rip.”
Ahsaan Qureshi also shared a picture of him with late comedian Raju Srivastava and Parag Kansara sharing the news of his death and details of his last rites. He wrote, “m Shanti Another dear friend Comedian Parag Kansara of Vadodara Gujarat left this world. Last meeting was at Raju Bhai's condolence meeting Parag was in top six of The Great Indian Laughter Challenge season-1. May the soul rest in peace and give strength to the family to bear the loss. The last rites will be performed today at 4 pm in his city, Vadodara.”
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