He was shifted back home as the doctors said he had “less chance of recovery” due to significant damage to his brain.
The 84-year-old had suffered severe brain damage following a cardiac arrest last week. He was shifted home from hospital on Wednesday night as his family wanted his final moments to be spent at home.
He was earlier admitted to Kokilaben Hospital in an emergency condition on July 7. He had suffered a cardiac arrest and since then he has been in the ICU.
The Commonwealth wrestling champion entered film industry in the fifties and is known for his roles in ‘King Kong’ and ‘Faulad’. He was last seen in Imtiaz Ali’s ‘Jab We Met’ (2007) playing Kareena Kapoor’s grandfather.
The veteran actor had played the character of Hanuman in Ramanand Sagar’s epic television series ‘Ramayan’.