Lagaan performer Shrivallabh Vyas passed away on Sunday morning in Jaipur. Shrivallabh Vyas had shown up in more than 60 Hindi movies, with occasional stints in silver screen, TV, and theater. He needed to take a break from acting in 2008 after he fallen in his lodging room in Gujarat. Some of Shrivallabh’s popular films are Sarfarosh, Abhay, Aan: Men at Work, Shool, Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose: The Forgotten Hero and Sankat City. He also did a few theatre plays among which Virasat (1985) gained him acknowledgment.
Vyas was known for his impactful characters. His character of Ishwar who endeavored to disrupt Bhuvan’s group in Lagaan and his depiction of Muhammad Ali Jinnah in Ketan Mehta’s Sardar merit an exceptional specify. Film and TV on-screen character Daya Shankar Pandey, who is a nearby family companion of Shrivallabh Vyas, affirmed the news. He stated, “Vyas was a great actor and we will miss him immensely. He died on Sunday morning around 9.30 am and his last rites will take place in the evening today. He has two daughters and his wife struggled a lot while taking care of Vyas.”
“He was a very well-read man and an immensely talented actor, but he didn’t get his dues. But his work has always spoken for him. He was also into singing and had started writing too, but life was cruel to him,” included Daya Shankar.