Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Nov 17 (ANI): Bollywood actor Dalip Tahil offered condolences to the family of his mentor Alyque Padamsee. The renowned advertising professional passed away in Mumbai at 90.
“When I was 14, I came to Mumbai and didn’t know anybody. I did theatre for some time and then I met the king of theatre, Padamsee. I started off with him in the industry and he had faith in me as he offered me some great roles. He was my teacher. All that I have achieved in my life is because of Aleque,” Tahil told ANI.
“I think Padamsee was and will always remain an iconic figure in India. First and foremost, he was a theatre man and then an advertising man,” he added.
Other Bollywood actors, including Boman Irani and Arshad Warsi, also extended their condolences on social media.
Padamsee was best known for his role as Muhammad Ali Jinnah in 1982 historical drama ‘Gandhi’. Regarded as the Father of Modern Indian Advertising, Padamsee was honoured with Padmashri in 2000 by the President of India. [source_without_link]ANI[/source_without_link]