Popular Marathi actor Vinay Apte, known for his roles in movies like Jogwa, Satyagraha and Aarakshan, died at a city hospital today at the age of 62.
"Mr Vinay Apte was admitted to the hospital yesterday at 8.24 pm. He died today at 5.45 pm. The cause of his death is multiple organ failure and secondary to acute coronary syndrome," Dr Ram Narain, COO of Kokilaben Ambani Hospital.
Apte worked both in films and on television. He has acted in television serials like Madhubala - Ek Ishq Ek Junoon and Adalat" and in the Marathi soap Durva.
A veteran of theatre, television and films, his huge legacy of work continues to inspire future generations. He acted in several Marathi movies and television shows in his almost 40-year-old career. He has also acted in Hindi movies such as Chandni Bar, Ek Chalis Ki Last Local, It's Breaking News, Satyagraha and Rajneeti. Apart from acting he was associated with a production house.