"Who was to know that my story in the omnibus Bombay Talkies would turn out to be Sadashivji's swan song? I am so glad I worked with him in Bombay Talkies," said the director
"Sadashiv didn't play the role. He owned it and he lived every moment of the character. He wasn't judgemental about Rama Shetty," says the filmmaker
Mr Amrapurkar appeared as struggling actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui's dead theatre coach in Star, director Dibakar Banerjee's contribution to 2013 anthology Bombay Talkies
We give you a list of some lesser known facts about the versatile actor
"When a colleague suddenly passes away there is a sudden vacuum, of times spent together, of acknowledgement of their work," wrote Amitabh Bachchan on Twitter
Bollywood actor Sadashiv Amrapurkar, well known for his performances in Marathi and Hindi films through the 1980s and '90s, died at the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital in Mumbai at the age of 64
His last rites will be performed in his native place in Ahmednagar district tomorrow, family sources said.
The 64-year-old actor, who has starred in films like Ardhasatya and Sadak, was admitted to Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital here two weeks ago after being diagnosed with a lung infection
Versatile Bollywood actor Sadashiv Amrapurkar, hospitalised in Mumbai due to severe lung infection, is on life support but is stable
The original Hukumat starring Dharmenra and Rati Agnihotri was a huge hit and if things go as planned then Sunny Deol will step into the shoes of his father in the remake.
Dismayed by how veteran actor Sadashiv Amrapurkar has aged, the much in-demand Nawazuddin Siddiqui has decided to take a sabbatical after he finishes his current assignment.