Tragic news struck the vibrant world of Chhattisgarh’s YouTube community as Devraj Patel, the region’s most renowned YouTuber, met his untimely demise in a heart-wrenching car accident this Monday. The unfortunate incident took place in the Labhandi region of Raipur City, within the limits of the Telibandha police station, while Patel was pedaling his bicycle.
In the blink of an eye, a speeding truck collided with his bike, inflicting severe bodily and head injuries upon the hapless victim. Despite the best efforts of medical professionals, Patel’s life was tragically cut short, leaving behind a void that will be felt by many.
Sanam Jangde, a dedicated follower of the talented comedian, expressed her grief, saying, “Devraj Patel, the mastermind behind the laughter-inducing ‘Dil Se Bura Lagta Hai,’ who effortlessly captured the hearts of millions, has departed from our midst. The loss of such incredible talent, at such a tender age, weighs heavily upon our souls. May the divine grant strength to his grieving family and loved ones to bear this inconsolable loss. Om Shanti.”
Even the Chief Minister himself took to Twitter, sharing his heartfelt condolences in Hindi, “Devraj Patel, who carved a niche for himself in the hearts of millions with his immensely popular ‘Dil Se Bura Lagta Hai,’ has left us today. The departure of such a remarkable talent at such a young age fills our hearts with profound sorrow. May the Almighty provide solace to his bereaved family and loved ones during this agonizing time. Om Shanti.”
Ironically, just a few hours before the tragic incident, Devraj had shared a cheerful photograph on Instagram, captioning it with a lighthearted query, “Lekin might be cute, hu na Dosto?” Little did he know that fate had a cruel twist in store, snatching him away from the world all too soon.
Devraj Patel’s ascent to fame was nothing short of extraordinary. His meteoric rise commenced when he recorded a reel, alongside none other than the Chief Minister himself, Bhupesh Baghel. In this captivating reel, Patel boldly proclaimed, “In Chhattisgarh, only two individuals are renowned—myself and my Kaka.” Shot in 2021, within the hallowed walls of the Chief Minister’s official residence, this video captivated the masses, garnering over 10 million viewers. Furthermore, Patel’s distinctive character, “Dil se Bura Lagta Hai,” became a household name, earning him widespread recognition.
His career continued to soar as he ventured into the realm of web series, securing a prominent role in “Dhindhora,” where his talents truly shone. In an astonishingly short span of time, this Mahasamund native amassed an impressive following of 55.9 thousand Instagram devotees, while his YouTube channel attracted the attention of a staggering 438,000 subscribers.
In the wake of this devastating loss, the Chief Minister expressed his profound sorrow, beseeching the Almighty to bestow strength upon the grieving family members, enabling them to endure this unimaginable pain. As the sun sets on Devraj Patel’s extraordinary journey, the world mourns the loss of a bright star extinguished too soon.