A few weeks ago, the 82-year old Punjabi film industry legend was reported to be in in a state of coma and admitted to hospital.
Few days ago, some rumours on social media also propagated the false news of his demise but now the news is confirmed. Mehar Mittal breathed his last today. According to reports, he was severely ill.
Renowned for superhit Punjabi blockbusters like ‘Ucha Dar Babe Nanak Da’ and ‘Long Da Lishkara’, Mehar Mittal ji has contributedly hugely to the Punjabi film industry. There was a time when no Punjabi film was considered complete without his presence in it.
In his last days, Mittal ji was living in Mount Abu, at the Brahma Kumari Ashram.