New Delhi: Mann Kee Awaaz: Pratigya actor Anupam Shyam, who passed on at 63 years old on Monday, was recalled by his co-star Pooja Gor in an emotional Instagram post. The actress, who featured as his daughter girl-in-law in the show, composed a post in Hindi, in which she expressed that the connection between them will consistently be extraordinary. She also thanked him for helping with her Hindi pronunciation and also for introducing her to Hindi literature. Signing off the note, Pooja added that she will always miss his love, care, and unmatchable performance. The veteran actor, who was admitted to a hospital due to a kidney infection last week, died on Monday following multiple organ failure, reported news agency PTI.
“Pratigya and Sajjan Singh Thakur might have had opposing ideologies but Bitya and Bauji’s relationship was extremely special. You took me under your wings, taught me the correct pronunciation, and like a teacher, guided me on to the path of success, for which I will forever be grateful to you,” read an excerpt from Pooja Gor’s post written in Hindi. She added, “The Hindi literature you gifted me still keeps me company. Your affection, protectiveness, and unmatched talent will always be missed. May you rest in peace.”
Anupam Shyam’s collection of work included TV shows Kyunki…Jeena Issi Ka Naam Hai, Amaravathi Ki Kathaye, Hum Ne Li Hai Shapath and Doli Armaano Ki.
As far as films, the actor had featured in Dastak, Dushman, Zakhm, Kachche Dhaage, Paap, Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi, Golmaal, Halla Bol, and Wanted, among numerous others. He also worked in a few widely praised films like Parzania, Bandit Queen, Lagaan, Dil Se, Nayak: The Real Hero, just as in the Academy Award-winning film Slumdog Millionaire.