New Delhi: Veteran Hindi and Marathi actor Ajay Wadhavkar who was best known for his role as Ganpat Havaldar in Doordarshan's TV show 'Nukkad' has passed away in Pune after battling with throat cancer for a while.
Wadhavkar was last seen in TV serial Pavitra Rishta as Sushant Singh Rajput's father. He was undergoing a treatment at Mumbai's Nanavati hospital. As per the reports, Wadhavkar was also going through a financial crunch and Bollywood comedian Johny Lever reportedly helped him during his hard times.
The actor was known for his roles in 'Yes Boss', 'Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani' and 'English Babu Desi Mem'.