Actor Arvind Joshi passed away at the age of 84 in a Mumbai hospital on Friday morning. His sister-in-law, actor Sarita Joshi confirmed with Indian Express, “Arvind ji passed away early morning today. He was admitted to Nanavati Hospital due to age-related health issues. He was 84. He passed away peacefully in his sleep.” He was the father of actor Sharman Joshi. Also Read - Mumbai Saga Trailer Out: John Abraham Wants To Rule Bombay But Emraan Hashmi Won't Stop Chasing Him

He was a well-known face in the Gujarati theatre and film industry. He starred in films such as Apmaan Ki Aag (1990), Sholay (1975), and Ittefaq (1969). Also Read - After Success of Mohanlal's Drishyam 2, Ajay Devgn And Tabu Come Together For Hindi Remake

Several celebrities took to Twitter to pay condolence to the late actor. Paresh Rawal wrote, “Irreparable loss to Indian theatre; with grief we say goodbye to the noted actor Shri Arvind Joshi. A stalwart, a versatile actor, an accomplished thespian, are the words that come to mind when I think of his performances. My condolences to @TheShermanJoshi & family.AUM SHANTI.” Also Read - Kapil Sharma Finally Breaks Silence on Being on Wheelchair, Says 'Injured My Back in Gym'


Kamal Nath tweeted, “Veteran and respected actor-director of Gujarati theatre, Arvind Joshi, passes away. Condolences to son Sharman Joshi, daughter Mansi Joshi Roy, and entire family.”


“V sad to hear about sad demise of Shree Arvind Joshi Ji ..My heartiest condolences to @TheSharmanJoshi n entire family .. RIP”, Anil Sharma wrote.


Arvind Joshi’s last rites will be performed today afternoon at Vile Parle Crematorium in Mumbai. He is survived by his wife and two children – Sharman Joshi and Mansi Joshi Roy. His daughter Mansi is married to actor Rohit Roy while Sharman is married to Prem Chopra’s daughter Prerana.

Sharman rose to fame in Bollywood with 3 Idiots, Golmaal, Rang De Basanti, among others.