Pune, December 18
Veteran actor Sheeram Lagoo has passed away at a private hospital in Pune at the age of 92. Further details and an official statement from the family is yet to be released.
Lagoo had worked in over 100 Hindi and Marathi films, over 40 Hindi, Marathi and Gujarati plays and also directed over 20 plays in Marathi. He won the 1978 Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award for the Hindi film Gharaonda. He is best known for his role in the Marathi play Natasamrat. Some of his most prestigious works include Gidhade, Garbo and Atmakatha.
Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javdekar took to Twitter and wrote, “My tributes to all time great artist Shreeram Lagoo. We have lost a versatile personality. A unique theatre actor dominated silver screen and created impact.”