Happy Birthday Wishes to Dr. Shriram Lagoo, the renowned film and theatre actor in Hindi and Marathi, who turned 89 years today.

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He was born on November 16, 1927 at Satara Distritct, in Maharashtra. He is known for his character roles in films. He has acted in over 100 Hindi and Marathi films, over 40 Marathi, Hindi and Gujarati plays, and has directed over 20 Marathi plays. He is considered one of the greatest actors of Marathi stage during the second half of twentieth century.

He has also been very vocal and active in furthering progressive and rational social causes, for example in 1999, he and social activist G P Pradhan be undertook a fast in support of anti-corruption crusader. Anna Hazare. He won the 1978 Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award for Hindi film Gharaonda. His autobiography is titled Lamaan (लमाण), which means ‘the carrier of goods’.

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