PM Modi, ‘Ramayan’ co-stars pay tribute to Arvind Trivedi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid a moving tribute to actor Arvind Trivedi, who died on Oct 5th following a heart attack, in Mumbai. The Prime Minister described him as an “exceptional actor” who was also “passionate” about public service. 

Popular for playing Raavan on the popular 1986 mythological show ‘Ramayan’, Arvind Trivedi, according to his nephew Kaustubh Trivedi, had been unwell for a long time and breathed his last around 10 pm at his residence in suburban Kandivali. He was in his early 80s. 

“He had a lot of age related health issues and was not keeping well. He was in the hospital earlier and had come home only recently. He died of a heart attack at his residence around 10-10.30 pm,” Kaustubh said. 

Besides his acting career, in 1991, Arvind Trivedi was elected as a Member of Parliament from Sabarkatha constituency as a member of Bharatiya Janata Party and was in the office till 1996. 

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