Sadashiv Amrapurkar dies from lung infection at 64
Bollywood actor Sadashiv Amrapurkar has died aged 64.
Sadashiv Amrapurkar made his name playing villainous characters in Bollywood movie.
The actor was being treated for a lung infection at a hospital in Mumbai, his family said.
Sadashiv Amrapurkar had won the prestigious Filmfare award for playing the role of a ruthless eunuch in the 1991 film Sadak (Road).
His role in the off-beat film Adha Satya (Half Truth) had won him his first Filmfare award in 1984.
Sadashiv Amrapurkar was known for his supporting and comic roles in a number of Bollywood films, and had parts in several Marathi films too.
Some of his most acclaimed Bollywood performances were in Aankhen, Ishq, Coolie Number One and Gupt: The Hidden Truth.
Sadashiv Amrapurkar’s funeral will be held in Ahmednagar district in the western state of Maharashtra on Tuesday, his family said.
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