Mumbai: Veteran actor Arvind Trivedi, who was best known for his role of Raavan in the popular 1986 mythological show Ramayan died late Tuesday, October 5, 2021 evening by a heart attack. He was in his early 80s when he left for heaven.
According to the actor's nephew, Kaustubh Trivedi, the actor had been unwell for a long time and breathed lastly around 10 pm on Tuesday at his residence in suburban Kandivali, Mumbai.
"He had a lot of age-related health issues and was not keeping well. He was in the hospital earlier and had come back home recently. He died of a heart attack at his residence around 10-10.30 pm," Kaustubh said. His last rites were held at Dahanukar Wadi cremation ground, Kandivali, on Wednesday morning.
PM Modi mourns death of 'Ramayan' fame Arvind Trivedi, calls him 'exceptional actor' and tweeted, "We have lost Shri Arvind Trivedi, who was not only an exceptional actor but also was passionate about public service. For generations of Indians, he will be remembered for his work in the Ramayan TV serial. Condolences to the families and admirers of both actors. Om Shanti."