Veteran actor A.K. Hangal passes away
Hangal started his career with Basu Bhattacharya’s Teesri Kasam in 1966 and went on to act in around 225 Hindi films.
He is remembered for his roles in films like Namak Haraam, Shaukeen, Sholay, Aaina, Avtaar, Arjun, Aandhi, Tapasya, Kora Kagaz, Bawarchi, Chhupa Rustam, Chitchor, Balika Badhu, Guddi and Naram Garam.
Hangal was awarded the prestigious Padma Bhushan from the government of India for his contribution to Hindi Cinema in 2006.
He is survived by his son Vijay Hangal.