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TV actor Mukesh Rawal found dead on railway tracks

Mumbai: Veteran actor Mukesh Rawal, known for his role of ‘Vibhishan’ in serial ‘Ramayana’, was found dead on railway tracks in suburban Kandivali here, railway police said today.

66-year-old Rawal was run-over by a train while crossing railway tracks, they said.

His body was found yesterday at 9.33 AM, but the actor’s kin identified him this morning, Commissioner of Railway Police Niket Kaushik told PTI.

The body was found on the tracks between Borivali and Kandivali railway stations, Kaushik said.

“Initially, we could not find anything on the body to identify. Railway Police had issued his photographs at all police stations.

“His son-in-law came at the Kandivali railway station in search of Rawal, who had gone missing. The officials sent him to a hospital where he identified the body,” the Commissioner of Police said.

After autopsy, the body was handed over to his family members, Kaushik said.

Apart from ‘Ramayana’, Rawal had also acted in Gujarati films and TV serials.

Currently he was doing the Gujarati TV serial “Nass Nass Mei Khunnas”.