Veteran Actor Dara Singh who was last seen as ‘darji’ in the hit 2007 movie, ‘Jab We Met’ died at the age of 84 in Mumbai on Thursday. He died due to cardiac respiratory arrest at around 7:30 am. He will be cremated at 2 pm.
The 84-year-old actor was admitted last week, after he suffered severe brain damage following a cardiac arrest. He was in the ICU however was shifted home from hospital on Wednesday night as his family wanted his final moments to be spent at home.
Actor Amitabh Bachchan tweeted, “Dara Singh ji passed away this morning. A great Indian and one of the finest humans..An entire era of his celebrated presence gone!”
Actor Shah Rukh Khan also tweeted, “Wrestlers r made of sweat, determination & a hard to find alloy called guts…most apt for Dara Singhji our very own Superman. Will miss u sir.”
The veteran actor is famously remembered for his character of Hanuman in Ramanand Sagar’s epic television series ‘Ramayan’. We at Bollywoodbackstage give our heart felt condolences to the Singh family. May his soul rest in peace.