Popular television actor Kushal Punjabi, last seen in Ishq Mein Marjawan passes away on December 26. He allegedly committed suicide at his home at the age of 37.
A suicide note was also recovered by the Bandra police from the spot wherein Kushal had written that ‘no one should be blamed for his act.’ The news of his death left the entire nation in shock.
It was reported that Kushal’s failed marriage with Audrey Dolhen was the reason behind him taking the shocking step.
Kushal Punjabi’s wife Audrey calls him a doting father
Few days ago, Kushal’s wife called him a careless father who never cared about his son.
However, now Kushal Punjabi’s wife Audrey Dolhen and his parents Vijay and Priya Punjabi have issued a joint statement where they’ve rubbished the reports and called him a doting father.
The statement reads, “There have been multiple reports through various media that have been falsely reported as being given by members of Kushal’s family and we hereby confirm these as not true. Kushal was a very doting father who shared a close relationship with his son, and who was financially stable. Today, we stand together as one family in mourning.”
The statement further read, “Kushal will always be remembered fondly as a much-loved part of this family and will be missed by all of us. We stand by each other in our loss as a family and request you to please refrain from false speculations and reports on Kushal to allow his soul to rest in peace. While we do hope that this joint statement from us will put an end to any further speculation, we urge people and the media to please respect the family’s privacy, especially that of his young son and leave us to grieve.”
Kushal was a part of shows like ‘CID’, ‘Kabhi Jaan Kabhi Naa’, ‘Yeh Dil Chahe More’, ‘Kasam Se’ and ‘Ishq Mein Marjawan’ to name a few. Apart from television, Kushal also starred in films like Kaal, Lakshya, Dhan Dhana Dhan Goal, and Salaam-e-Ishq to name a few.