Anupam Shyam, a veteran actor, died on Sunday night from multiple organ failure. His demise was verified by his friend Yashpal Sharma and producer Ashoke Pandit. Anupam’s most recent appearance was in Mann Kee Awaaz: Pratigya 2.
With a tweet on Sunday night, producer Ashoke Pandit confirmed the news of Anupam Shyam’s death. He said, “Sad to know about the demise of one of the finest actors & a great human being #AnupamShyam due to multiple organ failure. My heartfelt condolences to his family. A great loss to the film & tv industry.”
Mann Kee Awaaz Pratigya 2 producer Rajan Shahi said in a statement, “I am deeply saddened to hear about the demise of Anupam Shyamji. May his family get all the strength to sail through these difficult times. I remember when we started with Pratigya season 2, he was extremely happy to work again and play his favourite character Sajjan Singh. He was always so lively and full of enthusiasm and will be remembered for his remarkable performances. May his soul rest in peace.”
Anupam had developed major kidney problems, according to a leading newspaper. In July of last year, the actor was rushed to a Mumbai hospital and fainted while undergoing dialysis. Actors like Manoj Bajpayee and Sonu Sood from Bollywood have aided the actor and his family.
This veteran actor got his start in the industry with Shyam Benegal’s Sardari Begum and has since worked on films including Dil Se, Satya, Dushman, Slumdog Millionaire, Bandit Queen, and Lagaan.
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