Tuesday (December 17): Popular actor and theatre personality Shreeram Lagoo passed away today at a private hospital in Pune.
He was 92.
Born on 16 November, Dr. Shreeram Lagoo (ENT Surgeon) was a popular Indian film and theatre actor, in Hindi and Marathi.
He was known for his character roles in films. He had acted in over 100 Hindi and Marathi films, over 40 Marathi, Hindi and Gujarati plays, and has directed over 20 Marathi plays. He was considered one of greatest actors of Marathi stage during the second half of twentieth century.
Lagoo had also been very vocal and active in furthering progressive and rational social causes. He and social activist G. P. Pradhan undertook a fast in support of anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare.