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Actor-filmmaker Sujit Kumar passes away

entertainment Updated: Feb 05, 2010 20:53 IST

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Veteran actor-producer Sujit Kumar, who worked in superhit Hindi films like

Aradhana

,

The Burning Train

and

Aankhen

, passed away this morning. He was 75 and is survived by son Jatin Kumar and daughter Henna.



The actor who was the first superstar of Bhojpuri cinema in his heydays, was also a well-known producer with mega films like

Khel

(starring Anil Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit),

Champion

(Sunny Deol, Manisha Koirala) and

Aetbaar

(Amitabh Bachchan, John Abraham, Bipasha Basu) to his credit.



A chautha ceremony (condolence meeting) will take place on Monday, family sources said.