'Uri' actor Navtej Hundal passes away in Mumbai, Father of TV actress Avantika was also seen in 'Khalnayak'among other films!

Bollywood actor Navtej Hundal who was last seen in 'Uri: The Surgical Strike' as the India Home Minister, passes away.

Yeh Hai Mohabbatein actress Avantika Hundal's actor-father Navtej Hundal passes away, Was last seen in 'Uri The Surgical Strike'
By: Shruti Srivastava
Updated: 09 Apr 2019 07:54 PM
  • Bollywood actor Navtej Hundal passed away on Monday evening
  • Navtej was also the father of TV actress Avantika Hundal who's currently seen as 'Mihika' in 'Yeh Hai Mohabbatein'
  • Last seen in 'Uri', late actor has also done Bollywood films including 'Khalnayak' & 'Tere Mere Sapne'
Bollywood actor Navtej Hundal last seen in Vicky Kaushal's 'Uri - The Surgical Strike' among many other films in the past two decades, breathed his last on Monday evening. He was also the father of TV actress Avantika Hundal who plays 'Mihika' in Star Plus popular show 'Yeh Hai Mohabbatein' starring Divyanka Tripathi and Karan Patel in lead roles. Avantika's father died on Monday i.e. 8th April and the official handle of CINTAA sharing the news of his demise and announcing the cremation timings, wrote on Twitter - "CINTAA expresses its deepest condolence on the demise of Shri Navtej Hundal. May his soul rest in peace. The cremation is at Oshiwara Crematorium, Relief Rd, Prakash Nagar, Dnyaneshwar Nagar, Jogeshwari (W) at 11:00 am"

Late Navtej Hundal is survived by his wife Neelam and two daughters Avantika and Faaya.

Avantika Hundal with late father Navtej Hundal

Late actor Navtej Hundal with daughter Avantika Hundal, Faaya Hundal and wife Neelam

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Avantika had replaced the original Mihika, wife of 'Romi Bhalla'(Aly Goni) played by Mihika Verma 3 years ago on 'YHM'.

Late Navtej Hundal as Indian Home Minister(character based on Rajnath Singh) in 'Uri : The Surgical Strike' (Pic: Zee5 screenshot)

Avantika's late father Navtej, who was seen on the big screen in the role of Indian Home Minister in Vicky and Yami Gautam starrer 'Uri', has done multiple Bollywood films in the career spanning over 20 years. These include 'Khalnayak' (1993), 'Tere Mere Sapne' (1996). He also taught acting. In 'Uri' he donned a clean shaven look looking almost unrecognizable.

Navtej Hundal on the sets of 'Khalnayak' with lead actor Sanjay Dutt in 1993