Veteran actor Ramesh Deo passes away at the age of 94 on 2nd February evening due to a heart attack. His son director Abhinay Deo confirmed the news by stating “He passed away due to heart attack around 8.30 pm tonight at Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital. He was 93.”
The veteran actor was very well known in the industry for his work. The actor entered Hindi cinema in 1962 with his first role in Rajshri Productions film Aarti. In Jeevan Mrityu, he played a rare negative role and received a lot of praise for it. Ramesh Deo lastly appeared in films like Jolly LLB, Ghayal Once Again. Ramesh and his wife Seema played on-screen husband and wife in Hrishikesh Mukherjee’s Anand where he played the role of Dr. Prakash Kulkarni.
To the unversed, Ramesh Deo has two sons Abhinay and Ajinkya. Abhinay is an Indian film director, he has directed Hindi films like Delhi Belly, Blackmail. On the other hand, Ajinkya Deo is a well-versed actor in the Indian cinema, his latest film in Bollywood was Ajay Devgn’s Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior.
Earlier in an interview, director Abhinay talked about his father. He said, “I feel so blessed to have parents like mine who are not just inspiring public figures but inculcated in us the right values. I wasn’t launched by my father, that was never an option. I had been told early on that I would have to work really hard for every opportunity and I’m happy for it.”