Veteran actor Arun Bali, who impressed audiences with his performances in many Bollywood films, passed away on October 7, at 4.30 am in Mumbai after suffering from prolonged age-related illness.
Bali was 79 and was diagnosed with a rare neuromuscular problem Myasthenia Gravis earlier this year.
Following the news of his death, fans took to Twitter to pay tribute to the late actor. One person wrote, "May God bless his soul. He was so good at every role. Another tweeted, "He was such a natural actor. RIP। A fan says, "I saw him fight for life, and live in the reel, but on the day of his release, he said goodbye to us. ”
Arun Bali was last seen in the film 'Goodbye', which released on Friday. Directed by Vikas Bell, the film also stars Amitabh Bachchan, Rashmika Mandanna, Neena Gupta, Sunil Grover, Pavil Gulati, Ashish Vidyarthi, Elli Avram, Sahil Mehta, Shivin Narang, Abhishek Khan, among others. Everyone involved in the film revolves around the death of a family member.
Earlier this year, Arun was hospitalised with a rare neuromuscular disease. CINTAA member Nupur Alankar had then told ETimes, "I was on a call with Arun Bali sir when I realised that something big was wrong with his speech and pointed it out to him. After this, I tried contacting his son Ankush, but could not. Then I called up Ankush's colleague Rajiv Menon and got his other number and I advised him to take Arun sir to the hospital immediately. "
According to Nupurak Jana, daughter of Arun Bali, she has been attacked by mystania graevis. Nupure said, "Today I got a call from Arun Ji's number... He couldn't speak clearly at all. His youth told me about his health in India. I'm worried. I prayed for his rapid application. "
Arun worked in some films and television serials, including the 1991 seasoned drama Chanakya, where he acted in the role of King's Horse. He also essayed the role of Hussain Shaheed Suhrawardy, the chief minister of undivided Bengal, in the film Hey Ram (2000). He is also known for acting in the role of Kumkumat Harshavadhan. He is popular for acting in films like 3 Idiots, Kedarnath and Panipat.