Sitaram Panchal, who is best known for his roles in Irrfan Khan’s Paan Singh Tomar and Peepli Live passed away on Thursday morning after fighting a long battle with cancer.
According to a report in Hindustan Times, the actor complained of breathlessness in the morning and was immediately rushed to the hospital where he passed away at around 7 am.
Fighting a three-year battle with kidney and lung cancer, Sitaram had reached out for aid from fans and well-wishers on social media.
“Bhaio meri help karo meri cancer se halat kharab hoti ja rahi hai apka kalakar bhai Sitaram Panchal,” he had written.
Panchal also worked in Akshay Kumar’s Jolly LLB 2.
(Source: Hindustan Times)
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