Mirzapur actor Brahmaswaroop Mishra (36), better known as Brahma Mishra, was found dead Thursday afternoon at his rented residence at Yari Road in Mumbai’s Versova. Mishra was known for his roles in Haseen Dillruba (2021), Kesari (2019) and Chor Chor Super Chor (2013).
The police said, prima facie, there is no foul play and the actor has died a natural death due to a heart attack. His body has been sent to Cooper Hospital for postmortem and his family members in Bhopal have been informed.
Divyenndu Sharma, who co-starred with Brahma Mishra in the web show Mirzapur, mourned the actor in a condolence post.
The actor had been living alone at his flat for the past four years. The police said he was last seen a few days ago, adding that the body was partially decomposed. Neighbours had alerted the cops after a stench emanated from his flat. The police opened the door using a duplicate key and found the actor’s body in the toilet. They found no injury marks on the body.
The death of Actor Bramha Mishra, best known for portraying Lalit in the popular series Mirzapur, was reported news agency ANI. Following the actor’s death, the Versova police have registered an accidental death report (ADR). The police suspect that prima facie, the actor died of a heart attack. The police are awaiting the autopsy report from Mumbai’s Cooper Hospital.
Ali Fazal, who co-starred with Brahma Mishra on the web show, shared an emotional note of condolence and wrote. Attaching a few glimpses of the late actor from Mirzapur, Ali wrote: “Hearts broken today, yet again. Brahma, take care saathi… RIP.”
Divyenndu Sharma mourned his co-star in a post, writing: “RIP Brahma Mishra. Our Lalit is no more. Let’s pray for him everyone.” He also shared a selfie featuring Brahma Mishra in his post. In the comments section, condolence messages poured in from other Mirzapur actors such as Shweta Tripathi Sharma and Shriya Pilgaonkar.
On Divyenndu’s post, Shweta reacted to the news with the praying hands icons. Shriya posted a broken heart icon and wrote: “Heartbreaking.”
Vijay Varma, who also featured in the series, shared a post about Brahma Mishra’s death on his Instagram story and expressed disbelief, writing: “No.” Gurmmeet Singh, who co-directed the web show, mourned the actor and wrote: “He brought a smile to a million faces. He will be missed. RIP Bramha Mishra.”
Apart from Mirzapur, Bramha Mishra also featured in films such as Haseen Dillruba, starring Taapsee Pannu, Vikrant Massey and Harshvardhan Rane. The late actor also starred in Akshay Kumar’s movie Kesari and 2013 movie Chor Chor Super Chor.