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Veteran Bollywood Actor Arun Bali Passes Away At The Age Of 79

Veteran Bollywood actor Arun Bali passed away on 7 October, Friday after suffering from Myasthenia Gravis, a very rare neuromuscular disease. He was last seen in the Amitabh Bachchan starrer Goodbye, released in theatres on Friday, which also happens to be the day of his passing. At the time of his death, he was 79.

The actor, who is best known for his roles in blockbuster movies like 3 Idiots, Laal Singh Chaddha, and Barfi, passed away in his Mumbai residence.

According to Bali’s son, Ankush, the actor was suffering from Myasthenia Gravis, an autoimmune disease of the nervous and muscular system of the body. Though he was responding well to treatments, the actor passed away at 4.30 a.m. in the morning on Friday.

Ankush  told PTI, “My father left us. He was suffering from Myasthenia gravis. Also He had mood swings for two-three days. He told the caretaker he wanted to go to the washroom and after coming out he told him he wanted to sit down and he never got up then.”

Arun Bali rose to fame for his grandfatherly look in the early 2000s after acting in the popular television soap opera, Kumkum, where he was named Harshvardhan Wadhwa.

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