Bollywood actor Angad Bedi’s father, legendary cricketer who was also a former captain of the Indian cricket team, Bishan Singh Bedi has passed away at the age of 77 after a prolonged illness.
As per reports, Bhushan Singh Bedi underwent surgery two weeks ago in Delhi, where he was hospitalised.
Bishan Singh Bedi, born on September 25, 1946, in Amritsar, Punjab, had a notable cricket career from 1966 to 1979. Bedi played a pivotal role in India’s inaugural ODI victory and captained the team during the 1971 Test series win against England.
Widely regarded as one of India’s finest spin bowlers, Bedi made a remarkable debut. His skilful use of subtle variations in his bowling often left batsmen bewildered.
Bishan Singh Bedi also made his acting debut with R Balki’s Ghoomer which also features Angad Bedi. The late cricketer appeared in a cameo.