Arvind Trivedi, who played the role of Ravan in Ramanand Sagar’s Ramayan, passed away on Tuesday (October 5) due to heart attack. The actor breathed his last at the age of 82.
According to a tabloid, Arvind Trivedi’s nephew, Kaustubh Trivedi, confirmed the unfortunate news said that the veteran star was not keeping well for quite some time. On October 5, he suffered a heart attack that led to multi-organ failure. The last rites will be held at Dahanukarwadi crematorium, Kandivali West, in Mumbai on October 6 morning.
Sunil Lahri, who essayed the role of Laxmana on the show took to Instagram to mourn the demise of his co-star. He wrote, “Bahut dukhad Samachar hai ki Hamare Sabke Pyare Arvind bhai (Ravan of Ramayan) Ab Hamare bich Nahin Rahe Bhagwan Unki Atma ko Shanti De…I am speechless I lost father figure my guide well wisher & gentleman… “
Dipika Chikhlia Topiwala, who essayed the role of Sita on the show took to Instagram account and wrote, “🙏 my heart felt condolences to his family …a very fine human being 🙏#arvindtrivedi #ravan.”
Apart from his portrayal as Ravan, Trivedi has also been a part of Vikram Aur Betal. He’s also been a part of hit Gujarati film Desh Re Joya Dada Pardesh Joya. He is the brother of celebrated Gujarati actor Upendra Trivedi.
May his soul rest in peace.