Two days ago, Saturday 09, 2019, Mahesh Anand, 57, was found dead at his Andheri residence, under mysterious circumstances. However, after a series of investigations, and a detailed post-mortem, the police have ruled out any foul play suggesting that the actor died of natural causes.
However, they have preserved viscera samples to investigate the exact cause of death. The initial investigations by the police and circumstantial evidence also suggest that the actor died in a very tragic and lonely way.
The cops also said that the actor’s wife, who stays in Russia, is likely to come on Monday and perform Anand’s final rites. Mahesh Anand lived alone in his flat at Kinara apartments, Versova.
“On Saturday when the maid reached the flat, she did not get any response and kept ringing the bell. After getting no response, the Versova police was informed, with the help of the fire brigade, they opened the door. The television in the house was on.” stated the investigating officer.
The body had started to decompose. Mahesh Anand was found wearing a tracksuit and plates were found next to his body. It suggested that he had just finished eating his food. A bottle of liquor was also found next to him. The cops checked his WhatsApp last seen timestamp, which said Thursday, suggesting he may have passed away the following day or same day. Two tiffin boxes were found kept outside his flat, which had not been collected by him for the past days.
Mahesh was married to five women. He married Barkha Roy in the year 1987, Erika D’souza in 1989, Madhu Malhotra in 1992, with Usha Bachani he got married in the year 2000, and to Laana in the year 2015.
Mahesh Anand shared screen space with actors like Amitabh Bachchan, Sanjay Dutt and Govinda in films like Shahenshah (1988), Majboor (1989), Swarg (1990), Thanedaar (1990), Vishwatma (1992), Gumrah (1993), Khuddar (1994), Betaaj Badshah (1994), Vijeta (1996) and Kurukshetra (2000).
Anand was last seen on the big screen in Govinda‘s Rangeela Raja after a gap of 18 years.