Veteran Punjabi actor Satish Kaul, who featured in a number of Hindi movies and reveals together with BR Chopra’s Mahabharat, handed away on Saturday as a result of COVID-19 related complications. He was 74. According to Kaul’s sister Satya Devi, the actor, fashionable for enjoying the function of Lord Indra in Mahabharat, was admitted to a metropolis hospital after he developed fever six days in the past. Kaul is survived by his sister.
“He died at the moment morning as a result of COVID-19 on the hospital. He had fever and wasn’t maintaining effectively. We admitted him to the hospital on Thursday and bought him examined, the place it turned out that he was COVID-19 optimistic,” Satya Devi advised PTI.
The actor labored in over 300 Punjabi and Hindi movies together with “Pyaar Toh Hona Hi Tha”, “Aunty No 1” and the TV present “Vikram Aur Betaal”. Kaul moved to Punjab from Mumbai and began an appearing faculty round 2011, which wasn’t a hit.
He fractured his hip bone in 2015 and remained bedridden for 2 and a half years. He later checked in to an outdated age dwelling, the place he stayed until 2019, earlier than transferring in to a rented home.
In an interview with PTI in May final 12 months, Kaul had stated he was struggling for medicines, groceries and primary wants through the nationwide lockdown and had appealed to the movie trade for assist. Kaul had expressed his want to purchase a home of his personal within the metropolis and had hoped to behave extra. “The fireplace to behave remains to be alive in me. It is not over. I want somebody provides me a task even at the moment, any function, and I’d do it. I’m raring to behave once more,” he stated.
Celebrities mourned the actor’s dying and shared heartfelt condolences on Twitter-