Veteran Indian actor AK Hangal dies at 95

first_img Get a lawn your neighbor will be jealous of As a young man, Hangal was involved in India’s freedom movement against British rule and spent three years in prison. He was active in Mumbai’s theater circles in the early 1950s before he moved to the film industry.He specialized in character parts playing the uncle, doting grandfather or humble servant in films including the Bollywood hit “Sholay.”(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.) NEW DELHI (AP) – Veteran Indian actor A. K. Hangal, whose Bollywood career spanned nearly five decades, has died. He was 95.Avtaar Kishan Hangal had suffered from lung and kidney problems and other ailments over the past few years. His son Vijay says the actor died Sunday of complications following a fall 10 days earlier.Using his screen name A.K.Hangal , he acted in around 225 Hindi language films, mostly family dramas. Mary Coyle ice cream to reopen in central Phoenix 5 treatments for adult scoliosis Comments   Share   Bottoms up! Enjoy a cold one for International Beer Day Sponsored Stories Top ways to honor our heroes on Veterans Day Top Stories Former Arizona Rep. Don Shooter shows health improvementlast_img

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