Rasik Dave, an actor who acted as Nand in Mahabharat, passed away on Friday in Mumbai at the age of 65 from kidney failure.
According to a report, Rasik Dave, who was married to actor Ketki Dave, had been receiving dialysis for the last two years. On Saturday, it is anticipated that he will be laid to rest. Rasik appeared in numerous Gujarati dramas, Gujarati movies, and Hindi TV programmes.
Ketki, who became popular for her role as Daksha in the TV show Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, and Rasik were both well-known in the Gujarati film and theatre scene and had acted in several TV shows. The couple reportedly owned a Gujarati theatre company. Raski began his career in 1982 in a Gujarati film titled Putra Vadhu.
The late actor was known for playing Karsandas Dhansukhlal Vaishnav in Sanskaar – Dharohar Apnon Ki. He essayed the role of Nand in the epic television series Mahabharat, which started airing in the 1980s. Rasik and Ketki also participated in the dancing reality TV show, Nach Baliye, in 2006.
Rasik Dave remembered by Ashok Pandit
As per a report in Etimes, Rasik had been battling kidney-related ailments and he was on dialysis for the past couple of years; his last one month was painful as his kidneys continued to deteriorate. Rasik is survived by his wife Ketki and their son and daughter.