Dinesh Phadnis passes away at 57

Dinesh Phadnis was an Indian television actor known for his role as Fredericks in the long-running show C.I.D

Born on November 2, 1966, in Bihar, India, Phadnis began his acting career in 1997

Phadnis was recognized for his work in C.I.D.

He wrote some episodes of the show

He also worked on the Bollywood film Sarfarosh and the Marathi film

Beyond his professional life, Phadnis was well-loved and respected in the television industry

His co-star and close friend, Dayanand Shetty, confirmed his passing on December 5, 2023

The Indian television industry has lost another beloved actor