24 May 2023, Mumbai: In a devastating incident, television actress Vaibhavi Upadhyay, renowned for her role as Jasmine in the popular show “Sarabhai vs Sarabhai,” lost her life in a car accident on Tuesday. The news was confirmed by producer-actor JD Majethia, who had the opportunity to work closely with Vaibhavi during the series. The sudden demise of the talented actress has sent shockwaves through the television industry, leaving fans and colleagues mourning the untimely loss of a remarkable artist.
Vaibhavi Upadhyay was a prominent figure in the television industry and had been a part of various successful shows, including “C.I.D” and “Adaalat.” However, she gained significant recognition and captured the hearts of viewers for her portrayal of Jasmine in the beloved sitcom “Sarabhai vs Sarabhai.” Vaibhavi’s character brought a unique charm and humour to the show, earning her a dedicated fan following.
Producer-actor JD Majethia, who had a close bond with Vaibhavi, expressed his shock and disbelief at her tragic passing. He fondly remembered her as a talented actress and a genuine soul who deserved more recognition in the industry. Vaibhavi’s unexpected demise serves as a poignant reminder of the unpredictable nature of life and the profound impact it can have on those left behind.
The accident occurred near Chandigarh, where Vaibhavi and her fiancé were travelling together. Tragically, their car slipped into a valley while negotiating a turn on the road. Upon hearing the news, Vaibhavi’s brother rushed to Chandigarh. Her family is now making arrangements to bring her back to Mumbai, where her final rites will be conducted.
Vaibhavi Upadhyay’s portrayal of Jasmine in “Sarabhai vs Sarabhai” left an indelible mark on the hearts of viewers. Her character brought laughter and joy to countless households across the country. Fans and colleagues have taken to social media to express their condolences and share memories of Vaibhavi’s infectious energy and talent.
Actor Deven Bhojani, who worked alongside Vaibhavi in “Sarabhai vs Sarabhai,” also shared his grief on Twitter. He described her as a fine actress and a dear friend, emphasising the shock and sorrow felt by those who knew her. The entertainment industry mourns the loss of a bright talent who left an undeniable impact on the television landscape.
By: Tanya Chantola