Popular TV actor Ashiesh Roy, known for starring in the soap opera "Sasural Simar Ka", passed away on Tuesday at his residence, according to his friend, actor Sooraj Thapar. He was 55.In May, Roy, who was undergoing dialysis, had asked for financial help on social media when he was admitted to the intensive care unit of a hospital here.
According to Thapar, who worked with the actor on the serial "Rishta Sajhedari Ka", Roy complained of breathlessness before collapsing in the wee hours of Tuesday."His staff, who was with him, offered him tea but he refused and started breathing heavily. Then suddenly he collapsed around 3.45 am. He had a kidney ailment and was undergoing regular dialysis too," Thapar told PTI.