Veteran actor Dinyar Contractor passed away today early morning.He was 79. He will be cremated at Worli prayer hall in Mumbai at 3:30pm.
He was a stage actor, comedian and Bollywood/Tollywood actor. He acted in Gujarati theatre and Hindi theatre, as well as Hindi movies like 'Baazigar', '36 China Town','Khiladi' 'Baadshah','Chori Chori Chupke Chupke'and many more. He was also a part of many popular TV shows.
He started acting at school and began his professional career in 1966. He started working on television programs with Adi Marzban when Mumbai Doordarshan launched the DD-2 channel in Mumbai with Aao Marvao Meri Saathe, a Gujarati program.
The actor was best known for his comic roles in films and was awarded a Padma Shri,in January 2019