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Lagaan actor Rajesh Vivek Upadhyay died

Jan 15, 2016 12:01 IST

Bollywood actor Rajesh Vivek Upadhyay died on 14 January 2016 due to a heart attack in Hyderabad. He was 66.

Rajesh was mainly known for his roles in films like Lagaan and Swades.

About Rajesh Vivek

Born on 31 January 1949, Rajesh Vivek was best known for his role of the astrologer Guran in Lagaan and as the Postman/Postmaster in Swades.

He was first introduced in film Junoon, which was directed by Shyam Benegal.

He had also played role of Veda Vyasa, author of the Mahabharata in the popular TV series Mahabharat.

He made his mark as a villain in the beginning with films like Veerana and Joshilay.

He is also noted for his roles in the historic TV series Bharat Ek Khoj.

His best acting was seen in the TV Serial Aghori which is his horror best.

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Who: Lagaan actor Rajesh Vivek Upadhyay

Where: Hyderabad

What: Died

When: 14 January 2016

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