22 May 2018
Actor Hemu Adhikari passes away at 81 due to lung-ailment
Veteran film and theater actor Hemu Adhikari, 81, died due to a lung ailment at his residence in Dadar in Mumbai yesterday.
Adhikari, known for his cameo in Rajkumar Hirani's 'Lage Raho Munna Bhai' (2006), was suffering from a lung infection for the last one-and-a-half years.
The actor is survived by wife, two daughters and a son.
His last rites were performed last night.
Marathi film actor Sonali Kulkarni expresses her condolences
Adhikari acted in Sai Paranjpe's "Katha" and Marathi films like "Dhyaas Parya" and "Harishchandrachi Factory".
Noted Bollywood and Marathi film actor Sonali Kulkarni expressed her condolences on Adhikari's death.
"Sad to know the demise of our dear friend, wonderful actor, sharp audience, deep thinker, passionate reader and a fearless, concerned citizen..RIP Hemukaka you'll be missed #RIP," Kulkarni tweeted.