Laxmikant BerdeWell-known actor and comedian Laxmikant Berde passed away early this morning following a brief illness.
Berde, who acted in several Marathi and Hindi films is survived by his actress-wife Priya Arun and two children. He was 50. The actors brother Purshotham Berde said Laxmikant passed away at 2.45 am at his residence.
He had been unwell for the last one month and had only recently been discharged from hospital.
His end came from kidney failure Laxmikant began his career in the 80s and acted in several Marathi blockbusters like Ashi hi banwa banvi, Thar tharat, Balach bap brahmchari, Majha chakula and Hindi films like Sajan, Hum apke hai kaun and Maine pyar kiya.
The funeral took place at 9.30 am at the Oshivara crematorium and was attended by all prominent personalities from the Marathi film industry like Ashok saraf, Sachin and Mahesh Kothare.