Bollywood and regional actor Sadashiv Amrapurkar, best known for his villainous roles, passed away on November 3, 2014 in Mumbai. He was 64.
The actor was admitted at Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital for a lung infection and was being treated for the last two weeks.
He was kept in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the hospital since October 25, 2014, and there was quite some buzz on his health, although it was thought to be getting better.
The funeral is going to be on Monday. We will upload the photos as soon as they are available.
Amrapurkar has worked for decades in the movie industry in India, and he has been known for both villainous and comic roles.
He got his first Filmfare award in 1984 for being the best supporting actor in Ardh Satya. However, his first major award came in the year 1991, where he won the Filmfare award for “Sadak”. He was seen as an eunuch in the movie.
Among his notable films was Ishq, Coolie No 1 and Aakhen.
He was born in a Maharashtrain Brahmin family and many of his friends and family members called him ‘Tatya’.
He has been interested in acting since his childhood.
He was married to his childhood love Sunanda Karmarkar.
Amrapurkar was actively involved in social causes and proved his mettle in all kinds of roles that he did in his films.
The veteran actor has a daughter, Reema, who is an aspiring director.
In the year 2013, Amrapurkar was beaten severely for protesting against water wastage near to his home in Mumbai.
Rest in Peace Amrapurkar. India just lost another fine actor.