Fukrey actor Ashraf-ul-Haq dies due to blood-related disease at age 45

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Feb 18, 2015 08:31:33 IST

Actor Ashraf-ul-Haq, best known for his roles in Fukrey and Traffic Signal, died today at the age of 45 after losing a battle with a blood-related disease. The NSD graduate had been suffering from Myelodysplastic Syndrome for last two years, said his friend Daulat Vaid.

"He died at 1:27 PM. He was kept on a ventilator for last three days. But he was declared dead today," Daulat told PTI. 

Fukrey actor Ashraf-ul-Haq dies due to blood-related disease at age 45

The Fukrey actor was suffering from a rare-blood disease.

The Assam-born actor started his career with theatres and worked with renowned playwrights including Ram Gopal Bajaj before trying his luck in Bollywood.

In Fukrey he played the character of a drunkard who had loads of money but lived like a beggar on streets. He was last seen in national award-winning film 'The Lost Behrupiya' (2013), where he played the lead role. He is survived by his wife.

PTI

Updated Date: Feb 18, 2015 08:31:33 IST