Veteran Bollywood actor Raj Kishore breathed his last in Gurgaon On Thursday night following heart-attack. He was 85.
Raj Kishore played the role of a prisoner in Amitabh Bachchan, Dharmendra, Hema Malini and Jaya BachchanÂ starrer Sholay. He was also part of films like Padosan, Hare Ram Hare Krishna and Deewar, to name a few.
The actor is survived by his wife and son.
â€œRaj was keeping unwell and was going through some stomach issues. But he was not bedridden. He suffered a heart attack few days back and passed away late on Thursday night at his residence in Gurgaonâ€™â€™, Nupur Alankar, member of CINTAA told PTI.
The last rites of the talented actor were performed at Aarey Crematorium on Friday, Alankar added.Â
Good Small-time actors are like the musical instruments in big orchestra who help to create & set ambiance for a scene & still manage to get a glance.#RajKishore, 85 will remain a significant happy memory of Two great Ensembles of Hindi Cinema #Sholay & #Padosanâ€” Pavan Jha (@p1j) April 6, 2018
2018 has been a sad year for the industry as it lost stalwarts like Sridevi, Shammi Aunty and Narendra Jha. News Nation offers condolences to Raj Kishoreâ€™s family.Â
(With Agency Inputs)