Renowned Marathi actor Ravindra Mahajani was found dead in his home in Pune on Saturday, July 15, 2023. He was 65 years old.
Mahajani’s body was discovered by his wife, who found him unresponsive in his bedroom. She immediately called for help, but Mahajani was pronounced dead at the scene.
The cause of death has not yet been released, but police said there were no signs of foul play. An autopsy is scheduled to be conducted on Sunday.
Mahajani was a well-known figure in the Marathi film and television industry. He made his acting debut in the 1970s and went on to star in over 100 films and television shows. He was also a successful stage actor and director.
Mahajani was known for his versatility and his ability to play a wide range of characters. He was equally comfortable in comedic and dramatic roles. He was also a gifted singer and dancer.
Mahajani’s death is a major loss to the Marathi film and television industry. He was a talented actor who will be remembered for his many memorable performances.
Tributes Pour in for Mahajani
Tributes have been pouring in for Mahajani since his death was announced.
“Ravindra Mahajani was a giant of Marathi cinema,” said actor and director Sachin Pilgaonkar. “He was a brilliant actor with a wide range. He will be sorely missed.”
“Ravindra Mahajani was a true gentleman,” said actor and producer Mahesh Manjrekar. “He was always so helpful and supportive to his colleagues. He will be remembered for his warmth and his talent.”
“Ravindra Mahajani was a legend,” said actor and singer Usha Mangeshkar. “He was one of the most versatile actors in Marathi cinema. He will be missed by all who knew him.”
Mahajani’s legacy will live on through his many memorable performances. He was a gifted actor who will be remembered for his talent, his warmth, and his dedication to his craft.
A funeral service for Mahajani will be held on Sunday, July 16, 2023, in Pune.