Actor Shrivallabh Vyas, who played the role of ‘Ishwar Kaka’ in the 2001 superhit movie Lagaan, passed away at the age of 60 on Sunday morning at Jaipur due to prolonged illness. His last rites took place on Sunday evening. Vyas was bedridden from a long time ever since he was paralyzed in 2008 after suffering from a brain stroke during a shoot of a film in Gujarat.
An alumni of the prestigious National School of Drama (NSD), Vyas, apart from Lagaan appeared in more than 50 films during his career. His most notable films include Sarfarosh (1999), Sardar (1993), Dil Bole Hadippa (2009) and Shagird (2011). Vyas is survived by his wife Shobha and two daughters.