Veteran actor Viju Khote passes away at 77 | Memsaab.com

Veteran Hindi and Marathi film-theatre actor Viju Khote passed away on Monday due to multiple organ failure. He was 77.

The actor, most famous for playing the dacoit Kalia in "Sholay" and Robert in "Andaz Apna Apna", died at his residence.

The actor, most famous for playing the dacoit Kalia in
In This Image: Viju Khote
"He passed away today at 6.55 am peacefully in his sleep at the residence. He has been unwell since quite some time. He had multiple organ failure," actor Bhavana Balsavar, his niece, told PTI.
 

"He did not wish to die in the hospital so we had brought him home a few days ago. It is a great loss for all of us," she said.

In This Image: Viju Khote
The last rites of the actor will be performed at Chandan Wadi around 11 am. Khote featured in popular films like "Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak", "Ventilator" and the TV show "Zabaan Sambhalke".