Veteran actor Arvind Trivedi passes away at 82

Mumbai: Veteran actor Arvind Trivedi who played the character of ” Ravan” in the popular 1980s serial Ramayan passed away on Tuesday, it was reported on Wednesday. He was 82.
The actor was not keeping well from past few months and suffered heart attack. His cremation will take place at Dahanukarwadi crematorium, Kandivali West, in Mumbai on Wednesday.
Actor Sunil Lahiri who played the character of Laxman shared a photograph with the actor and informed through Instagram that “It’s very sad that Arvind bhai is no more, may his soul rest in peace, he was like father figure for me” wrote Lahiri.
The actor gained fame through the television serial Ramayan which was broadcast on Doordarshan in the 1980s and was directed by veteran director Ramanand Sagar.
His popularity through Ramayan led to Trivedi being elected member of parliament on a BJP ticket along with co star Deepika Chikhlia who played Sita in the same serial, from 91 to 96 from Sabarkatha constituency.