Known for many roles in Bollywood movies as well as on the television, Syed Badr-ul Hasan Khan Bahadur also called Pappu Polyester reportedly breathed his last on Tuesday. The actor was last seen in Hrithik Roshan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan starrer Jodha Akbar. He was in the film industry for last 25 years and was known for his presence through his roles in many films. The actor reportedly passed away in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh from where he originally hailed.
Going by the reports in Times Now, Pappu Polyester was also a classical dancer and had even won and Award for the Best classical dance from Birju Maharaja Ji. The actor was even applauded for his performance in the TV series The Sword of Tipu Sultan and was given the national award for the Best supporting actor. He was felicitated with the honour of doctorate in acting from Ambedkar University, Uttar Pradesh. He was seen in a number of films like Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani, Mann, Khoya Khoya Chand, Farishtey, Maharaja, Phool Aur Angaar, Tere Mere Sapne, Badal, Andha Inteqaam,Tumse Achcha Kaun, Mrs Shrimati, Aap Mujhe Achche Lagne Lage and Hero Hindustan.
The report further stated that the actor was proficient in many languages and belonged to the royal family of Awadh. The actor knew Hindi, Urdu, Persian, Arabic, English, Punjabi, Awadhi, and Bhojpuri. He is related to Nawab Wajid Ali Shah, the tenth Nawab of Awadh. He was looked down upon and criticised by his royal family for choosing acting as a career.