Veteran actor Shriram Lagoo passed away in Pune last night. The 92-year old actor died due to age-related ailments. Lagoo played important role in the growth of theatre movement in Maharashtra in the post-Independence era.
His roles in Marathi plays such as “Natsamrat” and “Himalayachi Saoli”, and films such as “Pinjra” made him popular. In Hindi, he essayed memorable roles in films such as “Ek Din Achanak”, “Gharonda” and “Lawaris”, to name a few.
Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar has paid his tribute to all-time great artist Shreeram Lagoo. In a tweet, Mr Javadekar said, country has lost a versatile personality.