Remember CID fame Vivek Mashru? Where’s he now and why is his photo going viral?

Written by on June 23, 2023

Vivek Mashru, CID

The Indian television series of the 90s and early 2000s still hold a huge place in the hearts of audiences, thanks to the fantastic content and stellar performances. One such series is CID, the crime thriller that aired on Sony TV. The celebrated serial, which aired on Sony Entertainment Television from January 1998 to October 2018, is still revisited by television audiences often.

Interestingly, actor Vivek Mashru, who played the much-loved character Inspector Vivek in the CID series is now taking social media by storm. The talented actor’s pictures and videos from the Sony TV series resurfaced online recently, and the audiences were eager to know where he is now.

Recently, some Twitter users, who were feeling highly nostalgic about the CID series and its actors, took to their official handles and shared a picture of Vivek Mashru. “If you know him, your childhood was awesome,” reads the tweet. Along with the pictures, the netizens have also been sharing some iconic scenes from the Sony TV on social media. The actor, who has been staying away from the limelight for a very long time, is clearly moved by the fans’ loving gesture.

Vivek Mashru retweeted one of those fan tweets with a caption, that reads: “Thank you so much for your kindness, love, and appreciation for whatever little I have done. It means a lot to me and it is deeply appreciated! Infinite gratitude and love, always.” The actor’s reaction clearly won the internet, and the fans immediately did a background check on him. Mashru’s current life and his new profession has left the fans clearly surprised.

Interestingly, the talented actor is currently on a long break from the entertainment industry, is leading a happy life with his family in Bengaluru. Vivek Mashru is presently working as a professor at a Bengaluru-based university. According to his LinkedIn profile, Mashru now serves as the director of the Department of Common Core Curriculum, at the CMR University in Bengaluru.

The famous Sony TV show, which is one of the rare police procedural crime thrillers to run on Indian television, is considered one of the most iconic programs in history. CID revolved around the iconic cop trio ACP Pradyuman, Sr. Inspector Daya, and Sr. Inspector Abhijeet, played by Shivaji Satam, Dayanand Shetty, and Aditya Srivastava, respectively. The show featured a stellar supporting cast including Vivek Mashru, director Ashutosh Gowariker, Dinesh Phadnis, Manav Gohil, Surendra Pal, Smita Bhansal, Kavita Kaushik, Rajeev Khandelwal, and many others in the key roles.

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