Anupamaa Star Rituraj Singh Passes Away at 59: Funeral in Mumbai Tomorrow

Television actor Rituraj Singh, renowned for his versatile roles, passed away at 59 due to a cardiac arrest after battling pancreatic issues. Colleagues and fans mourn his sudden loss, remembering his impactful career and contributions to the industry.

By Sonali Pandey
New Update

Television lost one of its gems as actor Rituraj Singh, known for his versatile performances, passed away at 59. A close friend, Amit Behl, confirmed the news, revealing that Singh suffered a fatal cardiac arrest after recently battling pancreatic issues.


A Sudden Loss in the Television Industry

The television industry mourns the sudden demise of Rituraj Singh, who left an indelible mark with his acting prowess. Colleague Amit Behl shared that Singh had been grappling with health issues, leading to his hospitalization. Despite returning home, he succumbed to a cardiac arrest, leaving the industry and fans in shock.

Fond Remembrances and Funeral Details


Amit Behl shared poignant memories of Rituraj Singh and announced details of the actor's funeral. In a heartfelt statement, Singh's family remembered him as a doting father, loving husband, and a stellar human being. The funeral is scheduled to begin at 9 am at Singh's residence in Versova, Andheri, Mumbai, followed by cremation at 10:30 am at the Oshiwara Hindu Cemetery.

Condolences Pour In from Industry Colleagues

The news of Rituraj Singh's passing elicited condolences from his industry colleagues. Sandip Sikand expressed shock and sadness, remembering Singh's warm welcome during their collaboration on 'Kahani Ghar Ghar Kii.' Actor Hiten Tejwani conveyed his heartfelt condolences, emphasizing the loss of a good human being and a talented actor. The industry unites in grief, sharing memories of Singh's kindness and professionalism.


A Storied Career in Television and Film

Rituraj Singh's career spanned over three decades, featuring iconic roles in popular shows like 'Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii,' 'Kutumb,' 'Hitler Didi,' 'Diya Aur Baati Hum,' and 'Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai.' His recent portrayal in the hit show 'Anupamaa' showcased his enduring talent. Singh also made significant contributions to films, with appearances in 'Yaariyan 2' and 'Badrinath Ki Dulhania,' where he played Varun Dhawan's father.

A Versatile Presence in Streaming Series


In addition to his television and film contributions, Rituraj Singh made his mark in the digital realm. His appearances in streaming series like 'Made in Heaven,' 'Criminal Justice,' 'The Test Case,' and 'Bandish Bandits' highlighted his adaptability and commitment to storytelling in diverse formats.

An Everlasting Legacy

Rituraj Singh's legacy lives on through his impactful contributions to the entertainment industry. His versatility, warmth, and genuine talent have left an enduring imprint, earning him the respect and admiration of peers and fans alike. As the industry bids farewell, Singh's body of work stands as a testament to his remarkable journey in the world of entertainment.