Popular character actor Vinay Apte, who was known for his brilliant performances in movies like Chandni Bar, Corporate, Rajneeti and Satyagraha and Jogwa, died at Kokilaben Ambani Hospital in Andheri. He was 62. He has also acted in TV serials like Madhubala –Ek Ishq Ek Junoon and Adalat.
On his press release, the COO of the hospital Ram Narain said, “”Mr Vinay Apte was admitted to the hospital yesterday at 8.24 pm. He died today at 5.45 pm. The cause of his death is multiple organ failure and secondary to acute coronary syndrome,”
Vinay Apte had respiratory problems which escalated after his return from the shoot in Shilma in September. His wife Vajanti said, “He was admitted to the hospital for a month and was recuperating at home since then. But he developed breathlessness yesterday and we rushed him to the hospital in the morning.” He is survived by two sons, the elder one, Anshuman is a radio-jockey in the US.