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Sarabhai vs Sarabhai actress Vaibhavi Upadhyaya dies in car accident in Himachal Pradesh

Sumeet Raghavan, Rupali Ganguly, Satish Shah and Deven Bhojani paid tributes to the late actress on social media

Agnivo Niyogi Calcutta Published 24.05.23, 09:55 AM
Vaibhavi Upadhyaya was a well-known face on television and acted in shows like C.I.D. and Adaalat

Vaibhavi Upadhyaya was a well-known face on television and acted in shows like C.I.D. and Adaalat Instagram

Actress Vaibhavi Upadhyaya, best known for playing Jasmine in Indian sitcom Sarabhai Vs Sarabhai Take 2, lost her life in a car accident on Tuesday. She was 32.

Sarabhai Vs Sarabhai producer JD Majethia confirmed the news on social media around midnight. “Life is so unpredictable. A very fine actress ,dear friend Vaibhavi upadhyay popularly known as ‘jasmine’ of Sarabhai vs Sarabhai passed away.She met with an accident in north. Family will bring her to mumbai tomorrow morning around 11 am for last rites . RIP vaibhavi 🙏,” his tweet reads.

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Vaibhavi met with the fatal accident in Himachal Pradesh during holidaying. She was a well-known face on television and has been part of shows like C.I.D. and Adaalat. However, playing Jasmine on Sarabhai Vs Sarabhai Take 2 earned her immense popularity. Vaibhavi had also worked in movies like Chhapaak (2020) and Timir (2023).

Vaibhavi’s co-stars took to social media to express shock and grief at her passing. Actress Rupali Ganguly, aka Monisha, posted a photo of Vaibhavi on Instagram with the caption “Gone too soon”. Sumeet Raghavan, who plays Sahil on the show, wrote that he was “in a state of shock” and “absolutely numb”.

“Shocking! A very fine actress and a dear friend Vaibhavi Upadhyay, popularly known as “Jasmine“ of Sarabhai vs Sarabhai passed away. She met with an accident in north a few hours back. Rest in peace Vaibhavi,” Deven Bhojani aka Dushyant tweeted.

Veteran actor Satish Shah, who played Indravadan on Sarabhai vs Sarabhai, said the whole team was in a state of shock. “Vaibhavi Upadhyay, aka Jasmin in our serial Sarabhai vs Sarabhai a fine actor and a colleague left for heavenly abode yday.The whole SvS team is in a shock. ओम शान्ति 🙏🙏🙏,” he wrote.

Fan clubs of the show on social media were in mourning over the tragic incident. Several Facebook groups dedicated to Sarabhai vs Sarabhai have decided not to post humorous content for the day as a mark of respect for Vaibhavi.

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