Actor Chandrashekhar Expires at 98


Actor Chandrashekhar expired yesterday at 98 years of age of aging problems. Born Chandrashekhar Vaidya, Actor Chandrashekhar was best known for his supporting roles in movies with Rajesh Khanna in the lead. He is also known for his role as Arya Sumant in Ramanand Sagar’s teleserial Ramayan.

Chandrashekhar got his first job with the Pune-based Shalimar Studios, on Singer Shamshad Begum’s recommendation. His first role was as a junior artist in Bebas (1950). Post some junior roles, he later got promoted to lead roles in movies like Baradari (1955), Kaali Topi Laal Rumal (1959) and others. He made Cha Cha Cha (1964), with him and Helen as the lead actors. It was Helen’s first work as the leading lady.

Actor Chandrashekhar Expires at 98

Tasveer banata hoon… Baradari (1955)

Laagi chootena ab toh Sanam… Kali Topi Laal Rumal (1959)

O kali topiwale zara naam toh bata… Kali Topi Laal Rumal (1959)

Ek chameli ke mandve tale… Cha Cha Cha (1964)

Ek lali gharse chali… Cha Cha Cha (1964)

Gharki murgha daal barabar… Street Singer (1966)


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