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Actor Amit Purohit who was last featured in 2018 Telugu hit film, Sammohanam, passed away on Wednesday evening. The exact cause of the actor’s death is unknown. He had also worked in a few Bollywood films namely Pankh and Aalap.

Sammohanam actor Amit Purohit passed away on Wednesday

Confirming the news on Twitter, the actor’s Sammohanam co-stars Sudheer Babu and Aditi Rao Hydari expressed their shock. Amit had played the role of Amit Malhotra (Aditi Rao Hydari's ex-boyfriend) in the film.

Sudheer wrote, “Saddened by the death news of Amit Purohit. He played Amit Malhotra (Sameera's Ex-Boyfriend) in Sammohanam. Very friendly guy & always gave 100 % for every shot. Another young and good actor left us too early. May his soul find peace.”

An equally saddened Aditi too tweeted, “Rest in peace Amit Purohit, Prayers and healing to the family... a kind gentle hardworking person gone to soon. thank you for your invaluable presence in #sammohanam #GoneTooSoon”

RIP, Amit Purohit!