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Sadashiv Amrapurkar dies from lung infection at 64

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Bollywood actor Sadashiv Amrapurkar has died aged 64.

Sadashiv Amrapurkar made his name playing villainous characters in Bollywood movie.

The actor was being treated for a lung infection at a hospital in Mumbai, his family said.

Sadashiv Amrapurkar had won the prestigious Filmfare award for playing the role of a ruthless eunuch in the 1991 film Sadak (Road).

Sadashiv Amrapurkar was known for his supporting and comic roles in a number of Bollywood films

Sadashiv Amrapurkar was known for his supporting and comic roles in a number of Bollywood films

His role in the off-beat film Adha Satya (Half Truth) had won him his first Filmfare award in 1984.

Sadashiv Amrapurkar was known for his supporting and comic roles in a number of Bollywood films, and had parts in several Marathi films too.

Some of his most acclaimed Bollywood performances were in Aankhen, Ishq, Coolie Number One and Gupt: The Hidden Truth.

Sadashiv Amrapurkar’s funeral will be held in Ahmednagar district in the western state of Maharashtra on Tuesday, his family said.

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