Renowned actor Ravindra Berde has passed away.

In Mumbai, veteran Marathi cinema actor Ravindra Berde passed away at midnight on Tuesday. He was 78 years old and had been battling cancer for several years. Berde had returned home from the hospital two days prior but unfortunately suffered a fatal heart attack at home. He is survived by his wife, two children, daughter-in-law, and grandchildren.

Having appeared in over three hundred Marathi films, Berde had taken a break from acting in recent years due to health reasons but remained an avid fan of quality dramas and movies. In 1995, he had a heart attack while performing the play ‘Vyakti Aa Valli’. Since 2011, he had been battling throat cancer and had been receiving treatment at Tata Hospital in the days leading up to his passing. His struggle with breathing complications culminated in his passing on Tuesday at midnight.


Ravindra Berde was the full brother of veteran Marathi actor Laxmikant Berde and theater director Purushottam Berde was his cousin. His association with acting began through Nabhovani at a young age, directing Nabhonatayas on Akashvani from 1965, which led him into the theater industry. He debuted in drama in 1987 and had acted in 31 plays. Known for his vibrant personality and humor, he initially played negative roles before transitioning to comedic characters. Berde showcased his talent across various mediums, including TV serials, advertisements, and films, including works like ‘Hoon Jau De’, ‘Hamal De Dhamaal’, ‘Third’, ‘Changu Mangu’, ‘Uchla Re Uchila’, ‘Bakal’, ‘Dhadakebaaz’, ‘Gamat Jamat’, ‘Haunted’, ‘Ghost School’, among many others.

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