- Asian Games 2018 Day 2 Highlights: Vinesh Phogat wins gold; Deepak Kumar, Lakshay Sheoran take silver
- Now get Reliance Jio postpaid free for 2 months with ICICI credit card: Here's how to avail
- India vs England 3rd Test Day 3, Live Cricket Score Streaming, Ind vs Eng Live Score: India declare at 352/7, England need 521 to win
Veteran Marathi stage actor, singer and drama producer Bhalchandra Pendharkar has died at a private hospital here today after a brief illness. He was 94.
Born on November 25, 1921, at Hyderabad in Andhra Pradesh, Pendharkar was affectionately known as Anna and gained immense popularity through his play ‘Duritanche Timir Javo’.
He received many honours and awards, including the Bal Gandharva award and the Vishnudas Bhave award.
He was also a recipient of the Sangeet Natak Akademi award in 2004.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, in his condolence message, said Pendharkar had made a great contribution to Marathi theatre.