Marathi actor Vijay Chawan passes away at the age of 63 on Friday Morning. The renowned stage artist was a versatile actor and a notable figure in the Marathi Industry. He breathed his last at Fortis Hospital in Mumbai after a prolonged lung disease. He was known for his comic roles in the Marathi films. Also Read - Rajasthan 12 Board Exam 2020: Application Window Opened Till November 30, Know Here Steps to Apply

Chavan was known for his films and plays such as Zapatlela, Pachadlele, Mumbaicha Dabewala, and Shrimanta Damodar Panta. His most popular role was Mavshi from his renowned play Moruchi Mavshi. Also Read - Delhi Water Supply to be Hit, Jal Board Blames Spike in Ammonia Levels in Yamuna From Haryana

The actor has worked in over 350 films in both Hindi and Marathi. Also Read - 'Muslims Have Right to be Angry & Kill Millions of French People': Ex-Malaysian PM Sparks Uproar

He made his debut in the acting with his Marathi film Vahini Ki Maa, which was released in 1985. A few months ago, he was honoured with Shantaram Life Gaurav award. He was also awarded the Lifetime Achievement award in 2017.

RIP Vijay Chavan