Mumbai, March 22

Rapper Dharmesh Parmar, known by his stage name MC Tod Fod, passed away at the age of 24.

He had lent his voice to the song ‘India 91’ from the Zoya Akhtar directorial ‘Gully Boy’, which starred Ranveer Singh in the eponymous role.

The artiste was associated with Mumbai’s multilingual hip-hop group, ‘Swadesi’. The cause of his death, however, hasn’t been revealed yet. Zoya Akhtar took to her Instagram to offer her condolences on the departure of MC Tod Fod.

She uploaded a picture of him from the archives and wrote in the caption, “You have gone way too soon. I can only be grateful our paths crossed. Rest in peace Bantai #mctodfod @todfod.

‘Gully Boy’ actors Ranveer Singh and Siddhant Chaturvedi also paid their tributes to the departed soul. Ranveer took to his Instagram and shared a picture of the rapper with a broken heart emoticon.

Siddhant shared a screenshot of his earlier conversation with the late Gujarati rapper, in which the two are appreciating each other for their music and performance. He wrote, “RIP bhai,” along with a broken-heart emoticon. IANS

Dharmesh aka MC Tod Fod’s mother says rapper already had two heart attacks in last 4 months

Dharmesh Parmar aka MC Tod Fod’s mother in an interview revealed that the rapper had his first attack while on a trip to Ladakh. Dharmesh was part of Gully Boy song India 91.

The untimely death of rapper Dharmesh Parmar, aka MC Tod Fod has left the nation shocked. His mother in a recent interview shared that the 24-year-old died of a heart attack while on a work trip in Nasik. She also revealed that he already had two heart attacks in the last four months and even underwent surgery. The rapper, as readers would know, has featured in Ranveer Singh’s Gully Boy, lending his voice to the song India 91. He was also associated with hip hop group Swadesi Movement.

Speaking to Dainik Bhaskar, Dharmesh’s mother said that he got his first attack four months back when he was on a trip to Ladakh with friends. It was only when he got his second attack at home did the family got to know about it. Getting emotional about losing her young son, she said, “He underwent heart surgery as well but he never used to rest. He was crazy about rap and loved music more than his own life. My child is now gone, and I could not do anything to save him.”