Veteran actor Satinder Singh Khosla, popularly known by his stage name Birbal, has passed away at age 85. The actor reportedly suffered cardiac arrest.
The official X (formerly Twitter) handle of the Cine & TV Artistes’ Association (CINTAA) confirmed the news which read, “CINTAA expresses its condolences on the demise of Birbal (Member since 1981).”
CINTAA expresses its condolences on the demise of Birbal (Member since 1981)
.#condolence #condolencias #restinpeace #rip #birbal #condolencemessage #heartfelt #cintaa pic.twitter.com/bTXH0LArRp
— CINTAA_Official (@CintaaOfficial) September 12, 2023
Having worked in over 500 films in his career, apart from Hindi cinema, Birbal Khosla worked in Punjabi, Marathi and Bhojpuri films too.
Birbal Khosla worked in several Manoj Kumar films including Upkar, Roti Kapda Aur Makaan and Kranti. He played the role of a prisoner in the blockuster Sholay and a drug addict in Anurodh. He went on to star in Aradhana, Mera Naam Joker, Gambler, Amar Prem, Charas, Vishwanath, Akhiyon Ke Jharokhon Se, Karz, Naseeb, Yaarana, Sadma, Betaab, Dil, Bol Radha Bol, Hum Hain Rahi Pyar Ke, Anjaam, and Mr & Mrs Khiladi.