Telugu actor Amit Purohit passes away

The cause of Amit Purohit's death is yet to be known but his sudden demise has sent shock waves across the film industry.

Published: 11th July 2019 04:15 PM  |   Last Updated: 11th July 2019 06:52 PM   |  A+A-

Telugu actor Amit Purohit

Telugu actor Amit Purohit (Photo | Cinema Express)

By Express News Service

The team of Telugu rom-com Sammohanam including actors Aditi Rao Hydari, Sudheer Babu and director Indraganti Mohan Krishna has grieved the death of actor Amit Purohit, who played Amit Malhotra, the ex-boyfriend of Sameera in the film. Although the cause of his death is yet to be known, his sudden demise has sent shock waves across the film industry.

"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," tweeted Sudheer Babu.

Expressing shock over Amit's death, Aditi, who played Sameera in the film took to Twitter to offer her condolences."Rest in peace Amit Purohit, Prayers and healing to the family... a kind gentle hardworking person gone too soon. Thank you for your invaluable presence in Sammohanam," wrote Aditi.

Recalling his association with Amit, Sammohanam director Indraganti Mohan Krishna tweeted, "I am unable to believe it. Amit Purohith, one of the gentlest, well- behaved and hugely talented actors I have worked with. And such a generous man!!! Amit, I will miss you, man. I was thinking of casting you again soon May you Rest In Peace, Brother."

Amit Purohit has also acted in Hindi films Pankh and Aalap.

(This article was originally published in

Stay up to date on all the latest Entertainment Telugu news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)


Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp