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Veteran actor Arun Bali passes away at 79; bids adieu with his stint in 'Goodbye'

Veteran actor Arun Bali passes away at 79. He was last seen in the film 'Goodbye' which will be released today.

Published: Friday,Oct 07, 2022 05:27 AM GMT-06:00
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Arun Bali, a veteran actor best remembered for playing Kunwar Singh in Swabhimaan, passed away on Friday at the age of 79. The actor passed away in Mumbai, according to the news agency ANI. Arun Bali was also seen in the film Laal Singh Chaddha starring Aamir khan and Kareena Kapoor. 

Arun was admitted to the Hiranandani Hospital in Mumbai earlier this year after receiving a diagnosis of the rare neuromuscular ailment Myasthenia Gravis. Ankush Bali PTI, Arun's son, reported that his father was doing well with the treatment but passed away at around 4.30 am.

"My father left us. He was suffering from Myasthenia gravis. He had mood swings for two-three days. He told the caretaker he wanted to go to the washroom and after coming out he told him he wanted to sit down and he never got up then," he added.

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Additionally, Ankush stated that his father will be cremated tomorrow as they wait for their relatives to fly into Mumbai from the United States, according to Indian Express.

For the unversed, he is also a producer who has won a National Award. Arun rose to fame in the 2000s for playing "grandfatherly" characters,  and even won accolades for them. Along with these films, he is also well-known for his parts in 3 Idiots, Baaghi, Barfi!, PK, Kedarnath, and Panipat.

Arun Bali was last seen in the Amitabh Bachchan starrer film Goodbye which will be released today. 

Rashmika Mandanna, Neena Gupta, Sunil Grover, Pavail Gulati, Ashish Vidyarthi, Elli AvrRam, Sahil Mehta, Shivin Narang, and Abhishekh Khan also appear in the Vikas Bahl-directed movie. 


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SoniRita 3 months ago RIP Arun ji, you will be missed.
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