‘Virrudh’ actor Amitabh Dayal passed away at 51


The actor and the filmmaker Amitabh Dayal have died because of a heart attack. He was 51 old. The news of his death has built up a wave of mourning in the industry.

The news was affirmed by his wife and filmmaker-producer Mrinalini Patil. Purportedly, Amitabh was taken to Nanavati Hospital in Mumbai. “He died at 4.30 am today, he was in the clinic throughout the previous few days after having a massive heart attack on January 17. He then, at that point, tested positive for Covid-19 yet later on also tested negative,” as told by his wife. He died in the midst of treatment “We will be doing his last rites in Mumbai. Amitabh’s family is from Chhattisgarh so we are waiting for his relatives to come in before the funeral,” she added.Amitabh Dayal with his daughter

Three days ago Amitabh shared a post on his Instagram account saying he will be better soon. He had shared a video from the medical clinic, stating, “Never give up … god is waiting to give you the best keep fighting .love all A.D (sic).”

Dayal has worked in films like Kagaar: Life on the Edge (2003) with Om Puri, Bhojpuri film Rangdari (2012), Raj Babbar’s Dhuaan (2013), Amitabh Bachchan’s Virrudh (2005). He also worked on P. Akash’s Dillagi…Yeh Dillagi (2005), the film started Dharmendra, Rati Agnihotri, and Kapil Dev.

The late actor stayed with his daughter and spouse Mrinalini.

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