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Veteran actor Anupam Shyam Ojha, who was best known for his screen character ‘Thakur Sajjan Singh,’ from Mann Kee Awaaz Pratigya, passed away at the age of 63 in Mumbai.
Ojha was admitted to Lifeline Hospital in Mumbai four days ago, when he was diagnosed with a kidney infection.
Late night on Sunday, he died because of multiple organ failure.
The 63-year-old passed away in the presence of his two brothers Anurag and Kanchan.
Ojha shot to fame after daily soap Mann Kee Awaaz Pratigya aired on Star Plus in 2009.
He became a household name because of his character Thakur Sajjan Singh and won many awards for the same.
Moreover, in his three-decade-long television and film career, Ojha had made appearances in Slumdog Millionaire, Bandit Queen, Satya, Dil Se, Lagaan, Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi, and others.
As per reports, superstar Manoj Bajpayee had helped Ojha with rupees one lakh a year ago, when Ojha was undergoing dialysis.
Reportedly, Ojha’s family members had asked for help from his friends belonging to the entertainment industry as Ojha could not fund his treatment.