Sunday, August 26, 2012
| 10:09:49 AM IST (+05:30 GMT)
0 Comments | Copyright: IANS
Veteran Bollywood actor A.K. Hangal passed away here Sunday morning after a prolonged illness aggravated by a recent hip fracture, a family member said. Hangal was 97.
"My father died around 9 a.m. The cause of death is mainly age-related and his lungs had also become weak and collapsed," Hangal's son Vijay, 76, told IANS.
"He died following lung and kidney failure after he suffered a hip fracture," the actor's physician Koulsoum Hossein told IANS.
"It is a great shock and loss to his family, admirers and the entire film fraternity," said a family member at the actor's Santacruz residence.
The veteran will be cremated Sunday afternoon at Vile Parle crematorium.
According to a hospital official, Hangal was on life-support systems for the past few days but did not respond to treatment.
Hangal was admitted to the Asha Parekh Hospital Aug 16 following a hip fracture. He had been suffering from old age health problems for a long time.
His wife passed away before and he is survived by his son, Vijay.
The actor made headlines in 2011 when it was revealed that he was struggling for livelihood as his source of income had dried up and there was hardly any money for food or medicine.
Hangal was last seen in a TV show, "Madhubala", in May.
The actress will soon be seen in a different role on &TV's upcoming ...
The actor is back on TV in a pivotal role...
Maverick filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma, who is in the national capital to ...
Actress Bipasha Basu, who made her debut with the 2001 film ...
Disclaimer: All Logos and Pictures of various Channels, Shows, Artistes, Media Houses, Companies, Brands etc. belong to their respective owners, and are used to merely visually identify the Channels, Shows, Companies, Brands, etc. to the viewer. Incase of any issue please contact the webmaster.
Popular Channels :Star Plus | Zee TV | Sony TV | Colors TV | SAB TV | Life OK
Quick Links :Top 100 TV Celebrities | Top 100 Bollywood Celebs | About Us | Contact Us | Advertise | Forum Index