Indian cinema and Marathi theatres one of the most iconic figures Dr. Shriram Lagoo the legendary actor breathes his last at the private hospital in Pune at the age of 92 on Tuesday.
Lagoo was an Indian film and theatre actor, in Hindi and Marathi and was also an ENT Surgeon. He was known for his character roles in films.
He acted in over 100 Hindi and Marathi films, over 40 Marathi, Hindi, and Gujarati plays, and has directed over 20 Marathi plays. He was considered one of the greatest actors of the Marathi stage during the second half of the twentieth century.
He won the 1978 Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award for the Hindi film Gharaonda. His autobiography was titled Lamaan (लमाण), which means “the carrier of goods”.