A bad news for the Sholay fans as the man who played the dialogue Sardar 3 Aadmi The called Viju Khote is no more. The actor has gained popularity in the Bollywood with his iconic role in the Big B and Dharam pa ji starrer film Sholay. He was the right hand of Amjad Khan who played the role of Gabbar Singh. The actor has passed away this Monday morning owing to his multiple organ failure. He was not keeping well since past few weeks and has finally breathed his last this Monday morning at his residence.
The news soon was confirmed by his niece Bhavana Balsavar the Dekh Bhai Dekh actress. She informed that the actor had passed away this morning at 6.55 am while he was in his sleep only. He has been unwell since past few days and was in the hospital as well. However, the family members brought him back home. She then said his sudden demise is a big loss to the family.
The actor has worked in B Town for the past 60 years. He started working in the year 1965 in films, TV and plays. He has acted in more than 300 Hindi and Marathi movies, films, and plays in his career. Some of his memorable performances in his career include the movies like Andaz Apna Apna, Qurbani, China Gate, and Sholay to name a few. He was also in the Marathi movie called Ventilator, which was Priyanka Chopra’s production venture. The last time we saw the actor was in his film Jaane Kyun De Yaaron.