Veteran actor Kishore Pradhan well known for his roles in Lage Raho Munna Bhai and Jab We Met passed away at the age of 86.

The actor had a long career in both Hindi as well as Marathi films. His short yet iconic roles made if one of the household names in the industry.

While his role in Sanjay Dutt and Vidya Balan-starrer Lage Raho Munna Bhai was also worth remembering, his scene in Kareen Kapoor Khan’s superhit film Jab We Met it made him unforgettable by the Hindi speaking audience. His famous dialogue, “akeli ladki khuli tijori ki tarah hoti hai” in Jab We Met makes us remember him vividly.

He was last seen the Marathi film Subh Lagna Savdhaan.

“We worked together in Subh Lagna Savdhaan, but after the film’s release, I couldn’t keep in touch with Kishore Kaka, as he was not keeping well, and I was out shooting for my film. I don’t know the exact reason of his death yet. His family is grieving and busy with preparations for his funeral”, Subodh Bhave told Indian Express.

Marathi writer and poet, Chandrashekhar Gokhale, took to Facebook to pay tribute to the actor. Pradhan had reportedly worked over 100 Marathi theatre plays and more than 15 English plays.

We pray that his soul rests in peace. 

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