The 64-year-old actor suffered a heart attack
Veteran actor Pradeep Patwardhan of the Marathi film industry passed away on Tuesday at his residence in Mumbai. The 64-year-old actor suffered a heart attack. The actor who has worked in Marathi films and TV shows was well known in theatre. His play Moruchi Mavashi is one of the most popular plays.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde took to social media to condole the death of the senior actor. "Pradeep Patwardhan, the evergreen actor who ruled the hearts of the audience with his graceful acting in Marathi cinema, passed away tragically. With his departure, the Marathi art world has lost a great artist," he wrote in Marathi.
मराठी रंगभूमीवरील मोरूची मावशी, बायको असून शेजारी, लग्नाची बेडी तसेच मराठी चित्रपटसृष्टीत आपल्या सहजसुंदर अभिनयाने रसिक प्रेक्षकांच्या हृदयावर अधिराज्य गाजवणारे सदाबहार अभिनेते प्रदीप पटवर्धन यांचे दुःखद निधन झाले. त्यांच्या जाण्याने मराठी कलासृष्टीने उमद्या कलावंताला गमावले आहे. pic.twitter.com/CVjESFYCkf— Eknath Shinde - एकनाथ शिंदे (@mieknathshinde) August 9, 2022
Actor Renuka Shahane also took to Twitter to offer her condolence.
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Pradeep Patwardhan was known for his work in films like 'Mee Shiavjiraje Bhosale Boltoy', 'Gola Berji', '1234', 'Dance Party' among others. He was also seen in Anurag Kashyap's 2015 film 'Bombay Velvet' which also starred Anushka Sharma and Ranbir Kapoor.