Bollywood actor Rajesh Vivek, best known for his role in the blockbuster movie Lagaan breathed his last on Thursday. The revered artist died after suffering heart attack. Vivek was 66-years old and was not known to be in serious medical condition.
Although, he was away from the limelight from the past several years, Vivek is still recalled for his role in the Aamir Khan starrer Lagaan, where he played the comic astrologer role of Guranbaba. Apart from Lagaan, he also received critical admiration for his role as the postmaster in Shah Rukh Khan starrer Swadesh.
Alvida my friend. RIP. Rajesh Vivek. Guranbaba. Always and forever you will remain in our hearts. pic.twitter.com/pPe8psCBrc
— aditya lakhia (@adityalakhia) January 14, 2016
— The Quint (@TheQuint) January 14, 2016
Vivek rose as a ground-root artist who worked step-by-step by working hard in each and every role he picked up in the television circuit. He is known for the characters played in television epics Mahabharata and Bharat Ek Khoj.
In the latter part of his career, Vivek performed in movies like Mujhse Shaadi Karogi, What’s Your Raashee? (as the Astrologer/Detective) and Bunty Aur Babli.Lagaan News Rajesh Vivek Swades