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Mahabharat's Actor As Bheem Is No More; Pravin Kumar Sobti Dies At 74

Praveen Kumar Sobti died of a heart attack on 7 February at 9:30 pm in Delhi.

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Praveen Kumar Sobti, popularly known for his role as 'Bheem' in B.R. Chopra's Mahabharat, took his last breath yesterday around 9:30 pm. The actor was 74, and went through a heart attack at his home in Delhi.

Other than assuming the part of Bheem, which made him an easily recognised name, Kumar likewise featured in many movies including Amitabh Bachchan-starrer Shehenshah and Dharmendra's Loha. Different movies surprisingly incorporate Aaj Ka Arjun, Ajooba, and Ghayal, among others.

Before he became an actor, Praveen was an athlete in hammer and discus throw. A four-time Asian Games medallist, he additionally addressed India in 1968 Mexico and 1972 Munich Olympics. He was likewise respected with Arjuna Award. He filled in as the Deputy Commandant in the Border Security Force (BSF) also.

The entertainer had additionally challenged the Delhi Assembly decisions on Aam Aadmi Party ticket in 2013.


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