Chak De! India Star Rio Kapadia Passes Away at 66

Rio Kapadia, best known for his role as a commentator in Shah Rukh Khan’s ‘Chak De! India,’ died on Thursday at the age of 66.Kapadia passed away on Thursday at 12.30 p.m.

A close friend of Kapadia issued an official statement which read, “Dear friends, with great regret I wish to inform you guys that our dear friend Rio Kapadia passed away at 12:30 p.m. today.”

The cause of his death is currently unknown. Kapadia’s last rites will be held on Friday, in Goregaon area of Mumbai.

Besides ‘Chak De! India’, Rio Kapadia has also acted in ‘Happy New Year’, ‘Dil Chahta Hai’, and ‘Mardaani’.

He had also acted in series like ‘Sapne Suhane Ladakpan Ke’ and Siddharth Tewary’s ‘Mahabharat’ and others like ‘Kyuki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi’, ‘Kkusum: Ek Aam Ladki Ki Kahaani’.

The actor was last seen in ‘Made in Heaven 2’ in which he essayed the role of Mrunal Thakur’s father.