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 Bachchan 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.
“Raj 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 Gurgaon’’, Nupur Alankar, member of CINTAA told PTI.
The last rites of the talented actor were performed at Aarey Crematorium on Friday, Alankar added.
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 & #PadosanApril 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 Kishore’s family.
(With Agency Inputs)