Bollywood veteran actor Arun Bali who is known for essaying roles like Kunwar Singh in the Doordarshan’s soap opera Swabhimaan passed away on October 7 at the age of 79. As per the reports, the actor was recently admitted to Hiranandani Hospital due to his ongoing neuromuscular issues.
Arun Bali Passes Away At 79
Veteran actor Arun Bali passed away this morning in Mumbai, sharing the news ANI tweeted, “Veteran actor Arun Bali passes away at the age of 79 years in Mumbai.” Reacting to the news many netizens shared their reactions, a user wrote, “Saw him battling for life, and surviving in the reel, but he bids us goodbye on the day of the release.”
Arun Bali was born in Lahore, Pakistan on December 23, 1942. He gave many memorable performances throughout his career including Hey Ram, Kumkum, Mere Jeevan Saathi, Barfi, 3idiots, and PK among many others.
The late actor recently appeared in Rashmika Mandanna and Amitabh Bachchan starrer Goodbye. He also appeared in Akshay Kumar, Manushi Chillar’s Samrat Prithviraj and Kareena Kapoor-Aamir Khan starrer Laal Singh Chaddha.
The late actor was previously diagnosed with a neuromuscular disease named Myasthenia Gravis. A Member of CINTAA, Nupur Alankar, told ETimes then, “I was on call with Arun Bali sir when I sensed something is majorly wrong with his speech and pointed it out to him. After that I tried contacting his son Ankush, but couldn’t get through. Then I called up Rajeev Menon who is Ankush’s colleague and got his other number and I advised him to take Arun sir to the hospital immediately.”