Television actor Dinesh Phadnis, recognized for his iconic portrayal of Fredericks in the popular crime show CID, is currently battling for his life following a heart attack. Phadnis, a prominent figure in the entertainment industry, was rushed to a Mumbai hospital post the cardiac episode.
According to a report by Iwmbuzz.com, the CID fraternity became aware of Phadnis’s critical health condition recently. Many from the show’s cast and crew visited the hospital to inquire about his well-being on Saturday, reflecting the concern and support for the ailing actor.
A source mentioned, “Dinesh Phadnis has been battling for life, with ventilator support.” The report indicated a slight improvement in Phadnis’s condition on Saturday, compared to the critical state he was in on Friday night. Phadnis, in his late fifties, is currently under treatment at Tunga Hospital in Mumbai.
Messages pouring in from concerned fans flooded social media platforms after a paparazzo shared updates on Dinesh Phadnis’s health. Well-wishers expressed their hopes for his swift recovery, with messages like, “Let’s hope for his speedy recovery,” “Get well soon,” and “Fredericks needs our prayers.”
Dinesh Phadnis gained immense popularity for his long-standing portrayal of Fredericks in CID, a role he held for nearly two decades. The iconic crime series, led by actor Shivaji Satam as ACP Pradyuman, aired for 20 successful years on Sony TV, becoming one of India’s longest-running television shows.
Beyond CID, Phadnis made appearances in the renowned TV series “Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah” in a cameo role. He also played minor roles in several films, featuring in Hindi movies like “Sarfarosh” and “Super 30.”
Active on social media, Phadnis frequently shares glimpses from his personal and professional life on Instagram. His updates include moments from family gatherings, interactions with friends and co-stars, and his journey towards health and fitness.
The entertainment industry and fans alike remain hopeful for Dinesh Phadnis’s recovery as the actor continues to receive an outpouring of support and prayers during this challenging time.
Sources By Agencies