Mumbai, Dec 26 (Calcutta Tube / IBNS): Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan condoled the death of legendary Indian theater actor Satyadev Dubey who passed away in a private hospital in Mumbai at the age of 75 on Sunday.
“Sudden news of the passing away of Satyadev Dubey ..a huge theatre icon .. committed and passionate about his craft .. Condolences,” Bachchan tweeted.
Dubey was in coma after suffering from a massive epileptic attack. He was admitted in a private hospital since September.
“Satyadev Dubey .. played a small but significant role in ‘Deewar” with me .. the dock scene where he refuses to pay ‘hafta’,” he posted on micro-blogging site Twitter.
Dubey won the 1978 National Film Award for Best Screenplay for Shyam Benegal’s ‘Bhumika” and 1980 Filmfare Best Dialogue Award for ‘Junoon”.