Vijay Chavan Known for his comic roles dies at 63 in Mumbai. He died this morning at a hostipal. He had a prolonged illness, a hospital official said.
Vijay wasn’t well for a long and was going through treatment at a private hospital. “He was admitted to the Fortis Hospital in Mulund since the last four-five days as his health had started deteriorating.
Vijay Chavan passed away today morning at about 5,” the hospital official told PTI. He was suffering from weak lungs for quite some time. Varad Chavan said “My father’s lungs had become weak and this was the reason.
Vijay Chavan: Movies
Chavan, who also featured in numerous plays, is best remembered for his comic roles in Marathi films such as ‘Jatra’, ‘Zapatlela’, ‘Pachadlele’, ‘Mumbaicha Dabewala’ and ‘Shrimanta Damodar Panta’, among others.’Moru Chi Mavshi’ is one of his famous plays in which he was appreciated for portraying a woman.
Prominent personalties from the film industry and politics condoled the death of the veteran actor. Bollywood star Riteish Deshmukh said Chavan was an extremely talented actor.
“Extremely talented marathi actor #VijayChavan ji no more. Deepest condolences to the family… thank you sir.. for entertaining us. You will be missed,” Deshmukh tweeted.
Marathi actor Saie Tamhankar tweeted her condolences and wrote, “Vijay Chavan ….. 🙏🏻 … May your soul rest in peace.”
Actor Ajinkya Deo wrote, “A friend And a co actor Vijay chavan passed away this morning after a prolonged battle with an ailment a very fine actor well known for his Moruchi maushi character a super human being a fun person marathi films has lost a maushi deeply saddened RIP”.
Prominent personalties from the film industry and politics condoled the death of the veteran actor.
Marathi actor Saie Tamhankar tweeted, “Vijay Chavan ……..May your soul rest in peace.
“Maharashtra Minister Vinod Tawde said in Chavan’s demise, the state has lost a versatile actor, who dominated the Marathi film and stage scene for the last 40 years.