Raipur, Chhattisgarh – In a heart-wrenching incident, popular YouTuber Devraj Patel, renowned for his comedic prowess and famous for the catchphrase ‘Dil Se Bura Lagta Hai,’ tragically lost his life on Monday following a fatal road accident. The 22-year-old social media sensation was riding pillion on a motorcycle that collided with a truck in Raipur’s Labhandi area, resulting in his untimely demise.
Devraj Patel, hailing from Mahasamund district in Chhattisgarh, had gained widespread recognition through his YouTube channel, Dil Se Bura Lagta Hai, boasting an impressive subscriber base of over 400,000 and an astounding 8.80 crore views. Known for his witty style and humorous content, Patel’s videos never failed to bring smiles to the faces of his dedicated followers.
The unfortunate incident occurred at approximately 3:30 pm when Patel and his friend, Rakesh Manhar, were returning from a video shoot in Nava Raipur. While riding alongside a truck in the same direction, the handle of their motorcycle accidentally brushed against the heavy vehicle. Consequently, Patel, seated at the back, tragically came under the rear wheel of the truck, leading to the fatal outcome.
Emergency services were promptly summoned, and an ambulance rushed Patel to a nearby hospital. However, the medical team declared him deceased upon arrival. Miraculously, Rakesh Manhar, the bike rider, escaped with minor injuries. The loss of such a talented individual at such a young age has left the entire community in deep sorrow.
Chhattisgarh’s Chief Minister, Bhupesh Baghel, expressed his profound grief over the tragic accident, acknowledging the significant impact Devraj Patel had on the lives of countless people through his unique brand of comedy.
In a heartfelt message, the Chief Minister offered his condolences to Patel’s family, friends, and fans, saying, “Devraj Patel, who brought laughter to the lives of millions with ‘Dil Se Bura Lagta Hai,’ has left us today. The loss of such extraordinary talent at such a young age is truly saddening. May his loved ones find the strength to bear this irreparable loss.”
Devraj Patel’s contributions to the entertainment industry extended beyond his YouTube channel. He had collaborated with renowned YouTuber Bhuvan Bam in the successful comedy web series ‘Dhindora.’ The duo’s comedic chemistry captivated audiences and garnered widespread acclaim.
Just hours before the unfortunate incident, Patel shared a video on his Instagram profile, asking his followers, “Lekin may cute hu na dosto? (But am I cute, my friends?)” The sudden and tragic turn of events has left his fans and loved ones in shock and disbelief.
As news of his demise spread, social media platforms flooded with tributes and messages of condolence. Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel even took to his official Twitter account to share an old video of Devraj Patel, reminiscing about the laughter he brought to millions. Baghel’s heartfelt tweet expressed his sympathy for the family and admirers of the late YouTuber, concluding with the words, “May God grant strength to his family and loved ones during this difficult time. Om Shanti.”
Devraj Patel’s untimely death is a somber reminder of the fragility of life and the cherished impact talented individuals can leave behind. As his friends, family, and fans mourn the loss, Devraj Patel’s legacy will forever be remembered.