Veteran actor and stage performer Dinyar Contractor breathed his last at the age of 78 today morning. Best known for his comic characters, Dinyar started his journey as a theatre actor and later on left his mark on screens too.The actor was suffering from old age complications for quite a long time. Along with Gujarati and Hindi theatre, he acted in Hindi films and was honored with Padma Shri earlier in 2019. He is best remembered for his characters in films like Khiladi, Chori Chori Chupke Chupke, Baadshah and several others.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Minister Smirit Irani have expressed their grief towards the great loss of the country. Narendra Modi, on his twitter, wrote “Padma Shri Dinyar Contractor was special because he spread lots of happiness. His versatile acting brought smiles on se veral faces. Be it theatre, television or films, he excelled across all mediums. Saddened by his demise. My thoughts are with his family and admirers”
The television world as well as film industry are shattered with the news of the demise of this great actor.