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Rest in Peace brother #SameerSharmaI had bumped into him once at this bookstore that used to be in infinity mall… — Satyajeet Dubey (@satyajeet_dubey) 1596723861000 Yeh Rishtey Hain Pyaar Ke actor Sameer Sharma 's untimely demise has left the entertainment industry grieving and in shock. Celebs across have been sharing their moments spent with the late actor.Satyajeet Dubey, who has done many films and was last seen in sitcom Maharaj Ki Jai Ho, recalled an incident when Sameer Sharma unknowingly helped him bag a role.Satyajeet shared a series of tweets narrating his brief meeting with Sameer and how that meeting changed his life. The actor wrote, "Rest in Peace brother Broken heart #SameerSharma I had bumped into him once at this bookstore that used to be in infinity mall called Landmark, i was 18, new in Mumbai. I recognised him from his television work. He smiled and i said 'hi Sir' He asked me 'r u an actor?' I said 'yes'.

Maharaj Ki Jai Ho fame Satyajeet Dubey recalls how late actor Sameer Sharma helped him in his career

Then he replied saying 'there's a tv production house called SphereOrigins across the road, they're looking for a young boy like you for a tv show, why don't you go and test for it?' I said 'thank you, i must' & he said 'all the best, hope u get it' n we both went our ways."Satyajit further added how he bagged the role and then his sister also got to work with him in the film Ittefaq. He wrote, "I immediately crossed the road, met the casting director, auditioned and got the part. It was nothing big, a 6 days job and i got paid 18k but back then it was a big deal for me. It helped me sustain for one more month thanks to Sameer. He didn't know me at all. But he was gentle & kind to me, & gave me a direction. Years after that he worked on a film called Ittefaq where my sister was working as an assistant director & she spoke abt this actor very fondly, till this point I didn't even know his name."Read all the tweets here and learn more about his heartwarming story.Sameer Sharma, 44, was found dead at his Malad residence on Wednesday night (August 6). The cops found his body hanging from the ceiling of his kitchen fan. The actor, who has worked in serials like Yeh Rishtey Hain Pyaar Ke, Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii, and even films, did not leave behind any suicide note.