Actor-cricketer Dhruv Sharma passes away

Aug 01, 2017, 12:33 IST | mid-day online correspondent

Dhruv Sharma, Kannada actor and player of Karnataka Bulldozers team led by Kichcha Sudeep at the Celebrity Cricket League, passed away of multiple organ failure this morning (Tuesday, August 1) in Bengaluru. He was 36 years old

Actor-cricketer Dhruv Sharma passes away
Actor-cricketer Dhruv Sharma. Pic/Aftab Shivdasani's Twitter account

Dhruv Sharma, Kannada actor and player of Karnataka Bulldozers team led by Kichcha Sudeep at the Celebrity Cricket League, passed away of multiple organ failure today (Tuesday, August 1) in Bengaluru. He was 36 years old.

According to a report in Times of India, Dhruv collapsed at his home on Saturday. He was rushed to a hospital. He was declared dead at 3 am today at Columbia Asia Hospital. His last rites will be held at Kubrahalli in Bengaluru at 4 pm today.

Dhruv, who was congenitally impaired of speech and hearing abilities, was a professional cricketer and actor.

Dhruv Sharma is survived by his parents, wife and two daughters.

Film industry was shocked by his demise and many celebs including Aftab Shivdasani and Riteish Deshmukh took to Twitter to pay tribute.

Here's what celebs tweeted:


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