Vinay Apte, a well known marathi actor and known for his role in Satyagraha (2013), Aarakshan (2011) and Chandni Bar (2001), breathed his last on December 7, 2013. He was 62.
Apte, who was suffering from low blood pressure, passed away after his heart started to pulse down.
"Mr Vinay Apte was admitted to the hospital yesterday at 8.24 pm. He died today at 5.45 pm. The cause of his death is multiple organ failure and secondary to acute coronary syndrome," Dr Ram Narain, COO of Kokilaben Ambani Hospital, told PTI.
He has also acted in television serials like Madhubala-Ek Ishq Ek Junoon and Adalat and in the Marathi soap Durva.
Girish Kuber, editor of Loksatta, took on to twitter to voice his condolence.
Very sad. Talented actor #Vinay Apte no more.
— Girish Kuber (@girishkuber) December 7, 2013
Many fans of the marathi actor also took to twitter to pay thier respects to the legendary actor:
Such a fantastic actor in marathi film industry Vinay Apte passed away. We worked together in a marathi film. RIP
— Vineet Kumar Singh (@vineetwaa) December 7, 2013
one of great actor vinay apte is no more..... RIP VINAY APTE SIR...
— Amit Sonawane (@amietalchemist) December 7, 2013
Vinay Apte is no more. One of the brilliant Marathi actors to grace us with his natural acting & dialogue delivery. #RIP
— Suyash! (@SuyashBirje) December 7, 2013
Vinay Apte, The Heavy Weight of Marathi Stage and Indian Film Industry passed away....RIP #VinayApte
— MRMBDH (@MRMBDH) December 7, 2013