Veteran Bollywood actor Viju Khote has died. The actor best is remembered for his role as Kalia in the cult classic Sholay.
The actor, who worked in a number of Hindi and Marathi films, has been working in film since 1964. Apart from Sholay, he is remembered for his roles in films like Andaz Apna Apna, in which he starred as Robert. The actor is related to veteran actors Shubha Khote and Durga Khote.
Viju has acted in over 300 Hindi-Marathi films in the last 45-50 years.
Viju’s nephew gave the news. He said that my uncle had been suffering from kidney disease for a long time. He was admitted to the hospital some time ago. There, he was brought home by his health. He breathed his last at 6.55 am on Monday morning. Her kidney had failed.
His funeral will be held at Chandanwadi Cemetery in South Bombay around 11.30 am on Monday morning.