In a heartbreaking turn of events, Bollywood has bid farewell to one of its cherished actors, Akhil Mishra, renowned for his iconic portrayal of Librarian Dubey in the 2009 blockbuster “3 Idiots.” Mishra’s untimely demise at age 67 has left the industry and fans mourning a great talent.
A Shocking Accident
The veteran actor met with a tragic accident while working in his kitchen, resulting in critical injuries. Mishra slipped and was found unconscious on the floor. He was swiftly rushed to the hospital, but sadly, he took his last breath there.
Grief And Sorrow
Akhil Mishra’s wife, Suzanne Bernert, who was away in Hyderabad for a shoot, was devastated upon hearing the news of her husband’s passing. She expressed her profound sorrow, stating, “My heart is broken, and my second half is gone.” Thus, the family is currently grieving their irreplaceable loss, and Mishra’s body has been sent for postmortem.
A Diverse Portfolio
Beyond his memorable role in “3 Idiots,” Akhil Mishra carved a niche for himself in Bollywood with stellar performances in movies like “Don,” “My Father,” “Kamla ki Maut,” “Well Done Abba,” and “Gandhi.” He also made a mark on the television screen, featuring in popular shows such as “Uttaran,” “Udaan,” “Shrimaan,” “Hatim,” and “CID.” Akhil Mishra’s love story with his German partner, Suzanne Bernert, was nothing short of a fairy tale. The couple tied the knot in February 2009 and later reaffirmed their commitment to Hindu rituals in September 2011. Therefore, together, they graced both the big and small screens in projects like “Karm,” Door Darshan’s drama “Mera Dil Deewana,” and Mishra’s self-directed short film, “Majnu ki Juliet” (2019).
RIP Akhil Mishra
Suzanne Bernert fondly recalls how Akhil Mishra went to great lengths to help her learn Hindi, even at the risk of his career and professional commitments. Their enduring love story was a testament to their deep connection. And shared passion for the world of entertainment. As we bid adieu to this talented actor, our heartfelt condolences go out to Akhil Mishra’s family and loved ones. Therefore, his contributions to the world of cinema and television will forever be remembered. Thus, his legacy will continue to inspire aspiring actors and filmmakers. Bollywood has truly lost one of its brightest stars.