TV actor Sanjit Bedi, known for playing Dr. Omi in popular TV show 'Sanjivani', has passed away.

According to reports, Sanjit, who was suffering from a brain ailment, passed away in a hospital on Tuesday.

'Sanjivani' actor Sanjit Bedi passes away
Sanjit Bedi in a still from 'Sanjivani'. Pic/YouTube

Members from the TV and film fraternity took to Twitter and Instagram to express shock and grief over the sudden desmise of Sanjit.

Here's what they wrote:

Karanvir Bohra: #SanjitBedi you were one of the one of the most optimistic, positive, selfless, awesomely energetic pure soul I've met in my life. Never thought I'd see you silent like this. They say you don't know what you have till it's gone,but the truth is we knew what we had,we just never thought that we could loose it. #Bedi RIP my friend.i love will be missed dearly. (sic)

Kamya Punjabi: RIP Sanjit bedi!!!

Hiten Tejwani: Heard about #SanjitBedi ..!! Shocking..!! RIP

Riteish Deshmukh: Shocked beyond words - RIP Sanjit - your laughter filled the space with happiness. Condolences to the family.

Genelia Deshmukh: My god this is shocking.. Rip Sanjit .. Condolences to the family

Karan Wahi: Rip sanjit bedi ...u surely will b missed mad man

Gaurav Kapur: Just heard the tragic news of Sanjit Bedi passing away. Met him a few times, was always full of beans. May he rest in peace.

Nigaar Z. Khan: Lost a very dear friend today .. RIP #SanjitBedi  ... Can't believe it has happened 

Ashoke Pandit: Sad to know about the sudden demise of #SanjitBedi a brilliant actor:I stand by the grief of hs near & dear ones.

Nivedita Basu: Just heard the sad news of #SanjitBedi leaving us today #RIP

Sanjit was also part of TV shows like 'Kya Hoga Nimmo Ka' and 'Thodi Si Zameen Thoda Sa Aasman'. He is survived by his wife.