Lagaan Guran Rajesh Vivek passes away
The man famous for playing the character of Guran in Oscar nominated Lagaan died due to a severe heart attack in Hyderabad. His dialogue delivery and variety of characters he played in different films are unmatchable in contrast to other supporting actors.
He played an energetic, zealous and insane character in Lagaan which became as famous as the film. One more character which he played in Swades was well appreciated and praised among audiences.
In the memory of late actor, Aamir Khan for the tribute posted on his Facebook page:- “Yesterday we lost someone from the Lagaan family…. Rajesh Vivek. You will always remain in our hearts Baba. Your spirit, your energy and your love for humanity will always inspire us. Love. a.”
His first appearance was in Junoon back in 1978. He did around 30 films in his career such as Swades, Bunty aur Bali, Bhoot uncle and Lagaan. His cricketing shot which he played in Lagaan more than 16 years ago is now famous among cricketers like T. Dilshan. A modified Guran’s shot is named as Dil scoop.
He was a senior and legend actor who left the industry silently but left his insane passion towards acting and lovely memories in the form of brilliant films.