The veteran bollywood and television actor Anupam Shyam was admitted to a hospital in Mumbai due to a kidney infection last week, passes away on Monday following multiple organ failure, .
The 63 year old actor was widely known for his work on the daily television show Mann Kee Awaaz: Pratigya and appearances in films like Slumdog Millionaire and Bandit Queen.
Shyam was admitted to Lifeline hospital in suburban Goregaon four days ago due to a infection in his kidney.
The actor's friend Yashpal Sharma shared the news of his demise saying, Shyam breathed his last at the hospital in the presence of his two brothers, Anurag and Kanchan.
Actor Yashpal Sharma told PTI ,"The doctors informed us about his death 40 minutes ago."
He said he was present at the hospital, with his brothers Anurag and Kanchan and his corpse is still in the hospital.
Sharma added that his corpse will be brought to his residence in New Dindoshi, MHADA colony in the morning and the funeral will take place later in the day.
In his three-decade long career, Shyam had been featured in blockbuster films such as Satya, Dil Se, Lagaan, Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi and was critically acclaimed for his role as Thakur Sajjan Singh in the television show Mann Kee Awaaz Pratigya which aired in 2009 on Star Plus.
Anupam Shyam had recently resumed shooting for of his show Mann Ki Awaaz: Pratigya season two.