Actor Bhupesh Kumar Pandya, known for his roles in films like Vicky Donor, Parmanu – The Story Of Pokhran and Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi, passed away on 23rd September in Ahmedabad due to lung cancer. He had been battling both, lung cancer and shortage of funds for treatment as all his money had dried up. He was diagnosed with stage IV cancer some time back and was undergoing treatment at Apollo Hospital in Ahmedabad. Actor-friends had pitched in with monetary assistance but the 2001 batch NSD-trained alumnus’ life could not be saved. The Rajasthan government had also pitched in with an aid of Rs. 2 lakh for the actor who hailed from Garhi village of Banswara in Rajasthan.