Ramayan's 'Ravan' aka Arvind Trivedi passes away at 82; celebs mourn his demise
Veteran actor Arvind Trivedi, known for playing ‘Ravana’ in the mythological TV show Ramayan, passed away on October 05 night.
Actor Arvind Trivedi passed away in Mumbai on Tuesday night; he was 82-years-old. After Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah fame Ghanshyam Nayak’s unexpected death, this news has shocked TV industry.
Late Arvind Trivedi was known for performing the character of ‘Ravana’ in Ramanand Sagar’s mythological TV show Ramayan. According to reports, the actor was not keeping well for quite some time and died after experiencing a heart attack and multiple organ failure.
His co-stars, friends and fans started pouring heartfelt tributes and condolences as soon as the news was out. Celebrities like Ashoke Pandit, Sunil Lahir, Arun Govil, and Dipika Chikhlia took to Twitter to mourn his tragic demise.
While paying his last respects, Sunil, who played Lakshman in the show, tweeted, “Bahut dukhad Samachar hai ki Hamare Sabke Pyare Arvind bhai (Ravan of Ramayan) Ab Hamare bich Nahin Rahe Disappointed but relieved face Bhagwan Unki Atma ko Shanti De...I am speechless I lost father figure, my guide, well wisher & gentleman.”
Actress Dipika also took to Instagram and penned an emotional note that read, “my heart felt condolences to his family …a very fine human being #arvindtrivedi #ravan.”
Ashoke Pandit tweeted, "Sad to know about the demise of well known theatre,tv & film actor #ArvindTrivedi ji due to massive heart attack. My heartfelt condolences to his entire family & near ones. ॐ शांति !"
According to the latest information, the last rites of Arvind Trivedi will take place in Mumbai this morning. Arvind Trivedi was the acting chairman of the Censor Board for Film Certification (CBFC). He was also seen in more than 300 films, including Hindi and Gujarati.