He was hospitalised about two weeks ago for lung infection and is kept in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU).
In his long career, he has won two Filmfare awards – in 1984, he won the award for the best supporting actor for Ardh Satya and in 1991, the best villain trophy for his portrayal of a ruthless eunuch in Sadak.
The actor is also known for his performance in Aankhen, Ishq, Coolie No 1 and Gupt: The Hidden Truth among others.
Born and brought up in a Maharashtrain Brahmin family, Sadashiv Amrapurkar is fondly called Tatya by his family and close friends. He was always socially inclined and has worked towards the betterment of those less fortunate from a very young age. Sadashiv Amrapurkar is married to his high school sweetheart, Sunanda Karmarkar. Be it in school or college, Sadashiv was always interested in acting.
The veteran actor has marked a niche not only in the entertainment industry but also in the society as a responsible citizen. The actor will be remembered for his power-packed performance in the film Sadak. He is known for playing villianous roles in Bollywood and is equally appreciated for his cameos and comedy roles.
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