Farewell, Arvind Joshi

January 29, 2021 10:39:13 AM IST
MTG editorial

Arvind Joshi, 84, doyen of Gujarati theatre passed away at a Mumbai hospital. The actor, writer and director also did many Gujarati and Hindi films. He worked on memorable plays like RAHUKETU, LADY LALKUNVAR, KHELANDO, BANSHAYYA, BARAF NA CHEHRA, JALDI KAR KOI JOUEE JASHE, ANE SUGANDH NO DARIYO among many others.

Brother of the late Pravin Joshi, Arvind Joshi belonged to a family of theatre practitioners, including Sarita Joshi, Ketki and Rasik Dave and Poorvi Joshi and his own children Sharman Joshi and Mansi Joshi Roy, who work in theatre, films and television.

Paresh Rawal tweeted, "Irrreparable loss to Indian theatre; with grief we say goodbye to the noted actor Shri Arvind Joshi. A stalwart, a versatile actor, an accomplished thespian, are the words that come to mind when I think of his performances."

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