Last morning brought us a really bad news as we got to know that actor Shrivallabh Vyas, who was seen in movies like Lagaan, Sarfarosh, Sankat City, passed away in Jaipur. As per reports, he was suffering from prolonged illness. In the year 2008, Shrivallabh Vyas suddenly collapsed in his hotel room and ever since then, he kept unwell.
Post that, he was not seen in any films. He was a part of many popular movies of Bollywood including Abhay, Aan: Men at Work, Shool, Sarfarosh, Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose: The Forgotten Hero.
Daya Shankar Pandey, who is a TV and film actor and also a close family friend of Shrivallabh Vyas, confirmed this news. He said, “Vyas was a great actor and we will miss him immensely. He died on Sunday morning around 9.30 am and his last rites will take place in the evening today. He has two daughters and his wife struggled a lot while taking care of Vyas.”
Director Ashutosh Gowariker tweeted, “Thank you #srivallabhvyas ji for giving the character of Ishwar Kaka, so much DIGNITY & GRACE by your presence and effortless performance!
Still remember you singing your favourite song – Oh re taal miley nadi ke jal mein..
For YOU one last time- RE BHAIYYA CHHOOTE #LAGAAN ! RIP”
May his soul rest in peace.