Veteran Bollywood Actor Anupam Shyam passed away on Sunday night (August 8) due to multiple organ failures. He was 63 and the news of his demise was confirmed on social media by filmmaker Ashok Pandit and journalist Anupam K Singh.
Ashok Pandit wrote, "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."
Actor Yashpal Sharma told that Shyam was still breathing when he reached the hospital but the actor was later declared dead.
“I got to know that he’s no more. So we rushed here & found he was still breathing. The doctor later declared him dead. He was hospitalised for 4 days. He had high blood sugar and used to take injections during shooting of his last film,” he told to a national media.
The actor rose to fame by playing villainous roles in several popular films. He starred as Thakur Sajjan Singh in the show Mann Kee Awaaz Pratigya. Other popular films of his include Nayak, Dubai Return, Parzania, Lajja, Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi, Shakti: The Power, and Bandit Queen.