Mumbai, Maharashtra: Veteran Bollywood actor Javed Khan Amrohi passed away on Tuesday, February 14th, due to respiratory failure at the age of 73. The actor, born in Mumbai in 1949, made his debut in the 1973 film “Jalte Badan” and went on to appear in over 150 films throughout his career.
Amrohi gained critical acclaim for his work in several films, including the Academy Award-nominated “Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India,” “Andaz Apna Apna,” “Chak De! India,” “Hum Hain Rahi Pyaar Ke,” “Laadla,” and “Ishq.”
Amrohi was also known for his work in television, appearing in the popular series “Mirza Ghalib” and “Nukkad” in the 1980s. He was also a member of the acting faculty at Zee TV’s Zee Institute of Media Arts in Mumbai.
In recent years, Amrohi had been bedridden for a year due to a breathing ailment and was undergoing treatment at Mumbai’s Surya Nursing Home, where he passed away on February 14th due to lung failure.
Amrohi is survived by his son and daughter. His passing marks the end of an illustrious career in Indian cinema, during which he left an indelible mark on audiences with his powerful performances.