Veteran actor Mukesh Rawal, known for his role of 'Vibhishan' in serial 'Ramayana', was found dead on railway tracks in sub-urban Kandivali in Mumbai, railway police said on Wednesday.
66-year-old Rawal was run-over by a train while crossing railway tracks, they said. His body was found on Tuesday at 9.33 AM, but the actor's kin identified him on Wenesday morning, Commissioner of Railway Police Niket Kaushik said.
The body was found on the tracks between Borivali andKandivali railway stations, Kaushik said. "Initially, we could not find anything on the body toidentify. Railway Police had issued his photographs at allpolice stations. "His son-in-law came at the Kandivali railway stationin search of Rawal, who had gone missing. The officials senthim to a hospital where he identified the body," the Commissioner of Police said. After autopsy, the body was handed over to his family members, Kaushik said. Apart from 'Ramayana', Rawal had also acted in Gujarati films and TV serials. Currently he was doing the Gujarati TV serial "NassNass Mei Khunnas".