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Madras Cafe, Vicky Donor actor Jayanta Das dies of cancer

New Delhi: Jayanta Das, who acted in films like Madras Cafe and Vicky Donor, passed away here on Wednesday after fighting a long battle with pancreatic cancer.   A veteran actor of the Delhi stage, Jayanta
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India TV Entertainment Desk October 16, 2014 20:01 IST

New Delhi: Jayanta Das, who acted in films like Madras Cafe and Vicky Donor, passed away here on Wednesday after fighting a long battle with pancreatic cancer.  

 

A veteran actor of the Delhi stage, Jayanta Das, 67, acted as a Bengali father in Shoojit Sircar's Vicky Donor, and as an Army general in Madras Cafe starring John Abraham and Nargis Fakhri.

He also acted as a school principal in the film Udaan, and as an army commander in Yahaan.

Jayanta Das also acted in several other films and TV serials.

He began acting as a teenager with a group called Shanichakra in the early 1960s. Later he  joined The Players group in Delhi's Kirori Mal College before setting up Nabodoy Goshti, a Bengali theatre group.

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