Naresh Kanodia, Dadasaheb Phalke Award Winner, Dies Due to COVID-19 Two Days After Brother Mahesh Kanodia; PM Narendra Modi Mourns Their Demise (View Tweet)

Swarupa Tantravahi
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Gujarati actor-turned-poltician Naresh Kanodia passed away on October 27, 2020 morning at Ahmedabad's UN Mehta Institute of Cardiology and Research Centre. He was undergoing treatment at the hospital after testing positive for COVID-19 on October 20. He was 77 at the time of his passing. Mahesh Kumar Kanodia Dies at 83, PM Narendra Modi Condoles Demise of Veteran Gujarati Singer.

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In fact, only two days ago, Naresh Kanodia's brother Mahesh Kanodia also passed away. He was 83 and was suffering from prolonged age-related illness. Prime Minister Narendra Modi toowk to Twitter to condole the siblings' deaths.

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Not only Narendra Modi, but Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani also condoled their deaths in a Tweet.

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Both Mahesh and Naresh Kanodia, after enjoying stardom in the Gujarati film industry had set foot into politics and enjoyed success there too. While Naresh had won the BJP seat at Patan in Gujarat, Mahesh was a five-time BJP MP from Gujarat. The brothers who ran the successful orchestra Mahesh-Naresh & Party were known as the Mahesh-Naresh duo in the Gujarati film industry.