Veteran actor and comedian Dinyar Contractor who is known for his films like ‘Baazigar‘, ‘36 China Town‘,’Khiladi’ and ‘Baadshah’ has been passes away today due to age-related illnesses. He was 79.
The actor, will reportedly be cremated today at Worli prayer hall at 3:30 pm in Mumbai.
Earlier this year, Contractor was awarded with the coveted Padma Shri Award by the President of India, Ramnath Kovind.
Dinyar Contractor passes away
He acted in Gujarati theatre and Hindi theatre, as well as Hindi movies. He started acting at school and began his professional career in 1966.
Apart from films, the actor has appeared in many popular shows like ‘Khichdi’, ‘Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashma’ among others.
May his soul rest in peace!