‘Baadshah’ actor Dinyar Contractor passes away

Veteran actor and theatre legend Dinyar Contractor, who appeared in films such as Baadshah and
Khiladi, passed away Wednesday morning here. He was 79.

According to the family sources, the actor died due to old age-related health issues and his cremation will take place later today.

The actor was best known for his comic roles in films and was awarded a Padma Shri, earlier this year. On Twitter, Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoled Contractor’s death, saying he is ‘saddened’ by the veteran actor’s demise.