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Veteran actor Arun Bali dies

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 07 Oct 2022, 10:26 am

Mumbai: Veteran actor Arun Bali, who worked in several TV serials and movies, died on Friday.

According to reports, Bali died after prolonged illness.

He was 79.

Indian filmmaker Ashoke Pandit tweeted: "Sad to know about the demise of veteran actor & a great human being #ArunBali ji who was not keeping well for some time. My heartfelt condolences to his family and near ones. A great loss to the T.V. & film industry."

Born on December 23, 1942, he played the part of King Porus in the 1991 period drama ‘Chanakya’, Kunwar Singh in the Doordarshan soap opera ‘Swabhimaan’ and the Chief Minister of undivided Bengal, Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy, in the controversial and critically acclaimed 2000 film ‘Hey Ram’.

In the 2000s, he became known for his "grandfatherly" roles like that of Harshvardhan Wadhwa in ‘Kumkum’.

He was known for his roles in ‘Lage Raho Munna Bhai’, ‘3 Idiots’, ‘Barfi’, ‘PK’, ‘Airlift’, ‘Kedarnath’ and ‘Laal Singh Chaddha’, among others.