Veteran film and television actor Suresh Chatwal, who was seen on popular show 'FIR', has passed away after prolonged illness.

Suresh Chatwal
Suresh Chatwal. Pic/YouTube

The actor died in Mumbai, his son Yaman Chatwal said in a statement. He was cremated today. "With great grief, I inform you that my father, Suresh Chatwal is no more between us. He left for heavenly aboard yesterday succumbing to his ongoing illness," it stated.

Suresh Chatwal's 'FIR' co-star Kavita Kaushik took to her social media account to express her grief. "Our beloved commissioner of f.i.r Shri Suresh Chatwal is no more, A man full of high energy and old filmy stories , He Always blessed me..R.I.P," Kavita tweeted.

Chatwal made his acting debut in the year 1969 with 'Rakhi Rakhi' and was seen in films like 'Karan Arjun', 'Koyla' and 'Munna Bhai MBBS'. He was last seen on the big screen in 'Nakshatra' in 2010.