Blockbuster film Lagaan’s Ishwar Kaka aka Srivallabh Vyas passed away on January 7. He breathed his last at 9.30 am and the last rites took place in the evening in Jaipur. He was 60 years old. In 2008, the actor reportedly suffered a brain stroke followed by a paralytic attack while shooting for a film in Gujarat. He fell in the middle of the night, only to be found profusely bleeding the next morning. The actor was later operated on and he had become bed-ridden.
Let’s talk about the other characters of the film too:
1) Rajesh Vivek as Guran
The actor is no more in this world now. He died on January 14, 2016, due to cardiac arrest.
2) Paul Blackthorne as Captain Andrew Russell
British actor Paul Blackthorne who played Captain Andrew Russell in the film is now associated with Protect Rhinoceros Program.
3) Gracy Singh as Gauri
Gracy Singh who played the role of Gauri was seen in films like Gangajal and Munnabhai MBBS after Lagaan. Even after getting hits, her film career became unsuccessful. Nowadays she is featuring in TV serial Santoshi Ma.
4) Yashpal Sharma as Lakha
Yashpal Sharma who played Lakha is still active in films. He works in Hindi as well as other regional films too. He also worked in Salman Khan’s film Tubelight.
5) Akhilendra Mishra as Arjan
Akhilendra Mishra who played Arjan can be seen in the TV serial Khatmal-e-Ishaq currently. He also worked in film Kaabil in 2017.
6) Aditya Lakhia as Kachra
Aditya Lakhia who played Kachra was seen in films like Ramji London Wale (2005), Shootout At Lokhandwala (2007), Humraaz (2002), Mission Istanbul (2008) etc after Lagaan. Along with that he also worked in TV serials like Agle Janam Mohe Bitiya Hi Kijo (2009-11).
7) Pradeep Rawat as Deva
Pradeep Rawat who played Deva became famous after his rememberable role in film Gajini. he is still active in films.
8) Amin Gaji as Tipu
Amin Gaji who played Tipu did films like Hungama (2003), Tauba-Tauba (2005), Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Se (2010) etc after Lagaan.
9) Raghubir Yadav as Bhura
Raghubir Yadav is the only Indian actor to have received the Silver Peacock Best Actor Award, at the International Film Festival of India. His most acclaimed role was as the drug-addicted “Chillum” in Salaam Bombay! (1988). He worked many films and TV serials.
10) Rachel Shelley as Elizabeth Russell
Shelley is perhaps best known for playing Helena Peabody in the Showtime series The L Word. Shelley lives in London with her partner Matthew Parkhill, who is a TV writer, director and producer. They have a daughter, born on 8 September 2009.
11) Raj Zutshi as Ismail (batsman)
He is still active in Bollywood films.
12) Aamir Khan as Bhuvan
After giving a blockbuster in 2016, Dangal, Aamir Khan is now busy in the shooting of Thugs of Hindostan.
13) Dayashanker Pandey as Goli
He also active in films.