Veteran actor Kishore Pradhan who was loved for his comedy roles in Marathi and Hindi films has been passes away yesterday. He was 86.
His Hindi film credits include Lage Raho Munnabhai and Jab We Met, in which he played a station master.
His dialogue in the latter – “Akeli ladki khuli hui tijori ki tarah hoti hai” – in a scene with Kareena Kapoor became popular.
Kishore Pradhan passes away
IndianExpress.com spoke to Subodh Bhave who worked with Kishore Pradhan in Marathi film Subh Lagna Savdhaan, said, “We worked together in Subh Lagna Savdhaan, but after the film’s release, I couldn’t keep in touch with Kishore Kaka, as he was not keeping well, and I was out shooting for my film. He was keeping unwell. I don’t know the exact reason of his death yet. His family is grieving and busy with preparations for his funeral.”
Pradhan has also acted in over 100 Marathi theatre plays, and about 18 English plays. He was last seen in Marathi film Subh Lagna Savdhaan.
May his soul rest in peace!