Veteran actor Arun Bali passes away at 79 in Mumbai


Veteran actor Arun Bali, who impressed everyone with his performances in many Bollywood films, is no more. He passed away at the age of 79 in Mumbai. For a while, Arun was not keeping well. He was suffering from a rare neuromuscular disease myasthenia gravis. The actor was also admitted to the Hirnandani Hospital in Mumbai earlier this year.

Arun Bali has two daughters who reside in America. They will land tomorrow, October 8. The actor’s last rites will be performed after that.

Myasthenia gravis is a type of autoimmune disorder, which occurs when the immune system mistakenly attacks healthy tissue. In people with myasthenia gravis, the body produces antibodies that block the muscle cells from receiving messages (neurotransmitters) from the nerve cells.

Arun Bali is known for his roles in 3 Idiots, Kedarnath, Panipat, Hey Ram, Dand Nayak, Ready, Zameen, Policewala Gunda, Phool Aur Angaar, and Raam Jane, among many other films. He has worked in numerous films and television series. He played the part of King Porus in the 1991 period drama Chanakya, Kunwar Singh in the Doordarshan soap opera Swabhimaan and the Chief Minister of undivided Bengal, Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy, in the controversial and critically acclaimed 2000 film Hey Ram. Arun Bali is also a National Award-winning producer.