- Chandrashekhar died at his Mumbai residence on Wednesday
- He was finest identified for starring in movies equivalent to Cha Cha Cha, Surang
- Chandrashekhar starred in additional than 250 motion pictures all through his profession
Mumbai: (*98*)Veteran actor Chandrashekhar, finest identified for that includes in movies like Cha Cha Cha, and Surang, and enjoying the position of Arya Sumant on the favored TV serial Ramayan, died on Wednesday as a consequence of age associated illnesses. He was 98.
(*98*)Chandrashekhar died round 7 am at his residence right here, his son and producer Ashok Shekhar advised PTI.
(*98*)”He passed away in his sleep in the presence of family… the way he wanted. He had no health issues, it was just his age. He lived a good life,” Shekhar stated. The veteran actor’s final rites will likely be held at Juhu’s Pawan Hans crematorium within the night, he added.
(*98*)Born in Hyderabad, Chandrashekhar began out as a junior artiste within the movie business within the early Fifties, earlier than bagging his first movie within the main position with V Shantaram’s Surang in 1954. He went on to star in motion pictures together with Kavi, Mastana, Basant Bahaar, Kaali Topi Laal Rumaal, and Barsaat Ki Raat.
(*98*)In 1964, he made his manufacturing and directorial debut with Cha Cha Cha, that includes veteran actor Helen in her first main position.
(*98*)In 1987, Chandrashekhar starred as Arya Sumant, King Dasharatha’s prime minister on the DD mythological present Ramayan, directed by Ramanand Sagar.
(*98*)Chandrashekhar, who appeared in additional than 250 motion pictures all through his profession until the early Nineteen Nineties, additionally briefly assisted writer-filmmaker Gulzar between 1972-1976 on his directorials like Parichay, Koshish, Achanak, Aandhi, Khushboo and Mausam. The veteran actor is survived by three kids.
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