A star of Bollywood and the country’s oldest actor, Bajrangi Bhaijaan, has died aged 63.
His body was found in a hotel room in Bengaluru on Tuesday morning.
He was an integral part of the Bollywood family.
He is survived by his wife and two children.
Bajrangidhi was born in Bengalure, where he grew up, and moved to Mumbai to study acting in the late 1960s.
In the mid-1970s, he started performing on stage.
He then played in films like Zorro, The Man Who Cried Wolf and The Girl With a Pearl Earring.
In 1981, he became the first Bollywood actor to make a name for himself in film and television.
He won a Golden Globe award for best actor for his role in the 1981 film Zorros.
His next film, The Girl with a Pearl Eye, won the Golden Globe and Oscar for best original screenplay award.
In 1989, Baji Bhaijas films won the highest accolades at the Bajangi Bhaii Awards.
He also won a Silver medal at the Golden Globes.
In 1991, Bajo was inducted into the Indian Academy of Dramatic Arts Hall of Fame.
He went on to appear in numerous Bollywood films and was inductated into the Film Society of India (FSI) Hall of fame in 2000.
The actor was married to actress Shastri Devi and had two sons, Arjun and Bajai.