Samir Sharma (3 May 1976 – c. 4 August 2020) was an Indian television and film actor. He was best known for his portrayal of Shaurya Maheshwari in Yeh Rishtey Hain Pyaar Ke, Brij in Jyoti, Nitin in Dil Kya Chahta Hai and Krishna Agarwall in Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii. Sharma was found dead at his Mumbai residence on 5 August 2020.
|Born||3 April 1976|
|Died||c. 4 August 2020 (aged 44)|
|Cause of death||Suicide by hanging|
Later, Sharma played a negative role as Brijesh in NDTV Imagine's Jyoti. He also landed the lead role opposite Reena Kapoor in Sahara One's longest running show and Rajshri Productions show, Woh Rehne Waali Mehlon Ki as Rishabh Johri.
He also appeared in the television show Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon?...Ek Baar Phir
Apart from acting, Sharma had been a part of several ad campaigns and modeling assignments.
Sharma was found dead at the age of 44 in his Mumbai residence of Maharashtra on the night of 5 August 2020. The police said on 6 August, "Looking at body's condition, it's suspected that he died by suicide two days back." Sharma's body was discovered hanging from his kitchen ceiling by the security guard. Police said no suicide note was found.
|2006||Sssshhh Phir Koi Hai||Episodic Role in "TattooMan" and "Senapati"||STAR One|
|2005–2007||Dil Kya Chahta Hai||Nitin Pasricha||STAR One|
|2006–2008||Left Right Left||Navin Singh Ahluwalia||SAB TV|
|2010–2011||Woh Rehne Waali Mehlon Ki||Rishabh Johri||Sahara One|
|2011||Geet Hui Sabse Parayee||Dev Singh Khurana||STAR One|
|2012–2013||2612||Shantanu Sardesai||Life OK|
|2013–2015||Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon?...Ek Baar Phir||Varad Agnihotri||Star Plus|
|2014||Hasee Toh Phasee||Nitin Bhardwaj||Debut Bollywood film|
|2016||A.I.SHA My Virtual Girlfriend||ACP Adil Sheikh||Arre||Web Series|
|2017||Bhootu||Subodh Bose||Zee TV|
|2017||Ittefaq||Shekhar Sinha||Bollywood film|
|2017||Ayushman Bhava||Karthik||Star Bharat|
|2019–2020||Yeh Rishtey Hain Pyaar Ke||Shaurya Maheshwari||Star Plus||Last final role|
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- "'Hasee Toh Phasee' actor Samir Sharma ends life at his Malad home, Sidharth Malhotra expresses grief, "Really sad and unfortunate"". The Times of India. 6 August 2020.
- "Sameer Sharma as Shaurya in Yeh Rishtey".[dead link]
- Rajesh, Srividya (6 March 2019). "Samir Sharma back in action after health aberration; to be part of Yeh Rishtey Hai Pyaar Ke". IWM Buzz.
- "TV actor Sameer Sharma found dead at Mumbai home, suicide suspected". Hindustan Times. 6 August 2020. Retrieved 6 August 2020.
- IANS. "Popular Indian actor Sameer Sharma found hanging from kitchen ceiling". Khaleej Times. Retrieved 6 August 2020.
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- "Zee TV presents new show - Bhootu,The Friendly Bhoot". Adgully.