Sanjeev Kumar - Death

Death

In 1985 at the age of 47 Sanjeev Kumar had a massive heart attack, resulting in his death. Ironically for an actor who played many elderly roles, he did not live to the age of 50.

Ten of his already completed films were released after his death, with his final film Professor Ki Padosan being released in 1993. At the time of his death only three-fourths of this film was complete, and it was decided to alter the story in the second half of the film to explain the absence of Sanjeev Kumar's character

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