Veteran Marathi actor Pradeep Patwardhan left for his heavenly abode this morning. He was 52. The actor reportedly died due to a heart attack at his residence at Girgaon in Mumbai. Pradeep’s sudden demise has sent shockwaves across the entire Marathi film Industry. Heartfelt tributes are pouring in for the actor from his ardent fans, eminent leaders, and celebrities on social media.
Soon after the tragic news of Pradeep Patwardhan passing away broke out, netizens took to Twitter to offer their condolences. #PradeepPatwardhan has been trending on the micro-blogging site with fans saying that he will always be remembered. While paying his tribute, one fan wrote, “Babu Kaliya from Navra Majha Navsacha will be remembered forever.” Another said, “Rest in peace Pradeep Patwardhan; the great Marathi actor who gave us a lot by his acting in theaters, films. #pradeeppatwardhan #demise.”
Chief Minister of Maharashtra Eknath Shinde also took to his social media handles to mourn the sad demise of the actor.
Pradeep Patwardhan was a well-known Marathi theatre actor. He acted in many plays, movies, and serials. He was widely known for his outstanding performance in the play ‘Moruchi Mavashi’ which became a huge hit. The play earned him a household name and shot him to prominence. This show helped Pradeep to carve a successful niche for himself in the entertainment industry. The late actor appeared in films like Navara Maja Navsacha and Lavau Ka Laath to name a few. His death has indeed left a huge void in the Marathi film industry.