Mumbai, Aug 26 (ANI): Actors from across the Bollywood fraternity are mourning the sad demise of Indian cinemas grand old man Avtar Kishen Hangal, who passed away today at the age of 95 in Mumbai after prolonged illness. The news of his demise was officially confirmed to mediapersons by the hospitals managing director N. A. Mulla, who cited the failure of organs as the cause of his death. For most of the actors he has been a living legend who was a luminary not only in the field of films but in theatre as well. Hangal was admitted to the Asha Parekh Hospital in Santacruz in suburban Mumbai on August 16, after he fell in his house and fractured his right thigh bone.
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