Veteran actor of Hindi and Marathi cinema Sunil Shende passed away at the age of 75 at his residence in Mumbai. In his career spanning several decades, Sunil Shende acted in many famous films of Marathi cinema, while he also played notable characters in Hindi serials and films. With the demise of this veteran actor, there is a wave of mourning in the film industry, and tributes are being paid to him. The last rites of the senior actor will be performed on 14h November.

Sunil Shende is primarily known for his character roles. He has done films with Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan to Sanjay Dutt. His major films include Hindi films like Sarfarosh, Gandhi and Vaastav. At the same time, he worked with Shah Rukh Khan in the circus serial. He played the role of Shah Rukh's father in the show.

Shende also appeared in different roles in films like Sunny Deol's superhit film Ghayal and Sanjay Dutt's Khalnayak. His activism in acting had reduced for some time. Earlier, the sad news of the demise of famous Marathi film actress Kalyani Kurale Jadhav came. He died in a road accident on 10 November. Kalyani was just 32 years old. So far in the year 2022, many stalwarts of Indian cinema have said goodbye. These include stalwarts like Amitabh Bachchan's films director Rakesh Kumar, vocal queen Lata Mangeshkar, music composer Bappi Lahiri, singer KK, actors Raju Srivastava and Arun Bali.