Veteran actor Satish Kaul, who had 300 Punjabi and Hindi movies to his credit score and performed the position of Lord Indra within the TV present Mahabharat, handed away as a result of coronavirus-related problems on Saturday in Ludhiana. He was 74.
Kaul’s sister Satya Devi advised indianexpress.com, “He had fever for the final five-six days and wasn’t preserving properly. So, on Thursday, we admitted him to Shri Rama Charitable Hospital right here after which we learnt he had examined optimistic for coronavirus,” she stated, including the actor’s funeral will happen on Sunday. Kaul is survived by his sister.
The actor had spoken to PTI final 12 months about his monetary woes, which he had talked about had solely gotten worse as a result of coronavirus-induced nationwide lockdown. “I’m struggling for medicines, groceries and primary wants. I attraction to the business individuals to assist me. I bought a lot love as an actor, I want some consideration now as a human in want,” the actor had stated.
Kaul began an performing college after shifting to Punjab in 2011, he stated in his interview to PTI. The mission, nevertheless, didn’t fly. “It got here to a halt and no matter work I used to be doing later was affected after I fractured my hip bone in 2015. For 2 and a half years, I used to be bed-ridden within the hospital. Then I needed to examine in to an previous age residence the place I stayed for 2 years,” Kaul had stated.
The actor started his profession within the early ’70s, juggling between Hindi and Punjabi movies. Whereas his widespread Bollywood movies embrace Ram Lakhan, Pyaar Toh Hona Hello Tha and Aunty No 1, his Punjabi profession was extra flourishing and lasted longer with credit like Maula Jatt, Sassi Punnu, Ishq Nimana, Suhag Chooda and Patola. On tv, in addition to Mahabharat, Kaul was identified for 1985 Doordarshan collection Vikram Aur Betaal.