‘Sholay’ actor Raj Kishore passes away at 85


Yesteryears’ actor Raj Kishore, who starred in blockbuster film ‘Sholay’ passed away at the age of 85. He allegedly suffered a heart attack in the wee hours of morning. His last rites were performed at Aarey Crematorium at Mumbai in the morning.

In ‘Sholay’, he played Amitabh Bachchan and Dharmendra’s prison mate. He was seen in the first half of the film.

He was also seen in ‘Deewar’, Patanga (1949), Padosan (1968), Hare Rama Hare Krishna (1971), Ram Aur Shyam (1967), Karishma Kudrat Kaa (1985), Bombay To Goa 1972), Aasmaan (1984) and Karan Arjun (1995) to name a few. He was last seen in Akshay Kumar and Juhi Chawla starrer ‘Mr and Mrs Khiladi’ in the year 1997.

Heartiest condolence to the family of the deceased.

May his soul rest in peace!