Added on : 2019-06-05 14:04:54
Veteran actor and theatre legend Dinyar Contractor, who appeared in films such as Baadshah and Khiladi, passed away Wednesday morning. He was 79. According to the family sources, the actor died due to old age related health issues.
Contractor will be cremated at the Worli prayer hall for Parsis at 3.30 pm on Wednesday. The actor was best known for his comic roles in films and was awarded a Padma Shri, earlier this year.
On Twitter, Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoled Contractor's death, saying he is "saddened" by the veteran actor's demise.