Veteran actor-producer Mangal Dhillon passes away

Mangal Dhillon, a respected actor and director in Punjabi and Hindi cinema, sadly passed away after a prolonged struggle with cancer. The veteran artist was undergoing treatment at a hospital in Ludhiana before his demise. Heartbreakingly, Mangal Dhillon departed just a week before his upcoming birthday, which falls on June 18.

Mangal Dhillon was widely recognized and admired by audiences during the 80s, where he showcased his acting prowess in both Punjabi and Bollywood films. In addition to his successful ventures in Punjabi cinema, Mangal Dhillon ventured into Bollywood and left a lasting impact with his notable performances in hit movies such as Khoon Bhari Maang, Train to Pakistan, and Kahan Hai Kanoon. His work in these films showcased his versatility and garnered praise from critics and audiences alike.

Not limited to acting, Mangal Dhillon also ventured into production, establishing his own production house. Under his banner, he released the critically acclaimed film titled Khalsa, which resonated with the audience and became a commercial success. Recognizing his contribution to the industry and his outstanding work, the Punjab Government honoured Mangal Dhillon with the prestigious Baba Farid Award.

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