Bollywood remembers Sadashiv Amrapurkar

3rd November 2014

Veteran actor Sadashiv Amrapurkar who was hospitalized in Kokilabein Dhirubai Ambani Hospital in Mumbai passed away at 2.45am in the night. He is survived by his wife and three daughters.

Several Bollywood celebs took to twitter to express shock and condolence. The following are tweets of these celebs.

PM Narendra Modi tweeted, "We will remember Sadashiv Amrapurkar as a versatile actor, popular across generations. RIP. My deepest condolences to his family."

Amitabh Bachchan who is in Kolkata shooting for 'Piku' tweeted, "Waking up in Kolkata to the sad news of the passing away of Sadasiv Amrapurkar.. A colleague and a gifted talent.. Prayers! When a colleague suddenly passes away there is a sudden vacuum, of times spent together, of acknowledgement of their work.."

Anupam Kher wrote, "I am so saddened to know about the demise of a fine human being & a wonderful actor Sadashiv Amrapurkar. He was a kind & a learned man. RIP."

Ajay Devgn wrote, "RIP Sadashiv. Got fond memories of working together.. great actor and a wonderful human being."

Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt wrote, "Goodbye Sadashiv Amrapurkar you made a difference to my life. What would SADAK be without 'Maharani'. Thank you dost."

"#SadashivAmrapurkar. An effortless actor, Sadashivji had his own style and always brought something unique to the table. We have lost a genuine human being. RIP," Madhur Bhandarkar tweeted.

Actor Rajpal Yadav said, "The end of rustic cinematic era as we mourn the death of multifaceted actor and a compassionate #human being Mr #SadashivAmrapurkar."

Director Kunal Kohli recalled the actor for portrayal of a ruthless eunuch in 'Sadak'. "#SadashivAmrapurkar's portrayal of #Maharani in #Sadak rates as one of the best by a villain ever in Hindi cinema RIP."

Esha Gupta wrote, "Rip sir Sadashiv Amrapurkar,you've been a legend.remember watching sadak and only seeing you.sure you in a better place now."

Rajdeep Sardesai wrote, "One of the finest actors of our time, Sadashiv Amrapurkar has passed away. RIP."

Film critic Omar Qureshi said, "Actor Sadashiv Amrapurkar sadly passes away at 64. A true entertainer. May his soul Rest in Peace."

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