Sholay Movie Actor Raj Kishore Dies at the Age of 84

Ramesh Sippy’s Sholay actor passed away at the age of 85 years at his residence in Gurgaon on Thursday night. Raj Kishore, who played the role of a prisoner in Amitabh Bachchan & Dharmendra starrer Bollywood movie Sholay took his last breath on Thursday. And his death has been carried out due to heart attack, although he was not well from last many days.

Seems Bollywood is going tough times, as with the start of 2018 itself cinema industry has lost many gems like- Sridevi, Narendra Jha, Shammi Aunty (Nargis Rabadi) & many more. Now another veteran actor for the industry has adieu from the World.

Sholay Actor Raj Kishore (Comedian) Death & the reason

As per the reports, comedian Raj Kishore, who played the character of a prisoner in the epic film of the Bollywood industry was 85 years old. And he was not well from last few days, even suffered some stomach related problem. But a few days back he suffered heart attack & on Thursday night he took his last breath. The veteran actor last rites have been carried out at Aarey Crematorium on Friday morning.

Ace comedian & great actor, Raj Kishore has been survived by wife & a son. After the news went viral, many of his fans took over social media & posted sad messages for the actor. For sure the news came as a shock from the Bollywood industry.

Here are the Bollywood movie list of Raj Kishore

Raj Kishore always stayed in the role of Supporting actor but his acting for sure provided amazing support to the main lead. Especially, the veteran actor Raj Kishore played comic roles in Bollywood movies. In long journey of Bollywood, he gave memorable act in the Bollywood movies like- Sholay, Padosan, Deewar, Karan Arjun, Anamika, Hare Rama Hare Krishna, Bombay to Goa, Ram aur Shyam & so on. Raj Kishore was last seen in Juhi Chawla & Akshay Kumar starrer Mr & Mrs. Khiladi in the year 1997.

Although he will never make us laugh from now onwards, but his characters from the movie will always be in our heart. May the soul of Veteran actor Raj Kishore rest in peace.


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