Sixty-year-old actor, Shrivallabh Vyas, best known for his roles in LagaanNetaji Subhas Chandra Bose: The Forgotten Hero breathed his last on January 7 in Jaipur. The actor is survived by his wife Shobha Vyas and two daughters. The actor had reportedly taken a hiatus from acting in 2008 owing to health-related issues. He had suffered a stroke that had rendered him paralyzed and hence immobile. Following his stroke, his family shifted to Jaipur and his treatment was partially borne by actors like Akshay Kumar, Aamir Khan, and Irrfan Khan. Also Read - Watch | Gehlot Camp MLAs Play 'Antakshari', Watch 'Sholay' & 'Mughal-e-Azam' at Jaipur Hotel

An alumnus of National School of Drama, Vyas, will always be remembered for his impactful on-screen characters, such as Ishwar in Lagaan, or Muhammad Ali Jinnah in Ketan Mehta’s Sardar. Besides, he starred in popular films like Sarfarosh, Abhay, Aan: Men at Work, Shool, Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose: The Forgotten Hero and Sankat City. He also did theatre during his lifetime. Viraasat, a play that he worked on in 1985, brought him a lot of popularity. His very close friend, television and film actor Daya Shankar Pandey was with the family at this time of grief. Also Read - Watch | Maharashtra Cop Sings 'Zindagi Maut Na' To Persuade People to Stay at Home, Video Goes Viral

He told, “Vyas was a great actor and we will miss him immensely. He died on Sunday morning around 9.30 am and his last rites will take place in the evening today. He has two daughters and his wife struggled a lot while taking care of Vyas.”Furthermore, he said, “He was a very well-read man and an immensely talented actor, but he didn’t get his dues. But his work has always spoken for him. He was also into singing and had started writing too, but life was cruel to him.” The industry will truly miss a gem of an actor like Vyas. Also Read - Happy Birthday Aamir Khan: Top 10 Films of Bollywood's Perfectionist as Per IMDB Ratings