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Arvind Trivedi aka Ramayana’s Raavan no more


Gandhinagar: Veteran actor Arvind Trivedi, etched forever in the minds of television viewers as Raavana in the popular series ‘Ramayana’, passed away late on Tuesday evening. He was 82.
Arvind Trivedi had lot of health issues of late and had not been keeping well, according to his nephew Kaustubh Trivedi.
He breathed his last at his home around 10-10.30 pm.

Condolences pour in
Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted, “We have lost Shri Arvind Trivedi, who was not only an exceptional actor but also was passionate about public service. For generations of Indians, he will be remembered for his work in the Ramayan TV serial. Condolences to the families and admirers of both actors. Om Shanti.”

Sunil Lahiri, who played the role of Lakshmana, tweeted, “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 …


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