Satyadev Dubey was passionate about his craft: Big B

Updated: Dec 26, 2011, 20:24 PM IST

New Delhi: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has remembered the late Satyadev Dubey as a "committed" and "passionate" artist, saying he played "a small but significant role in `Deewaar` with me".

"Sudden news of the passing away of Satyadev Dubey...a huge theatre icon...committed and passionate about his craft...Condolences!!" Amitabh posted on his Twitter page Sunday night.

Dubey had slipped into coma after suffering a massive epileptic attack and was in hospital since September. He passed away Sunday. He was 75.

"Satyadev Dubey...played a small but significant role in `Deewaar` with me...the dock scene where he refuses to pay `hafta`," recalled Big B.

Dubey was known for plays like `Yayati`, `Hayavadana`, `Badal Sarkar`, `Aur Tota Bola`, `Aadhe Adhure`, `Khamosh! Adalat Jaari Hai` and `A Raincoat For All Occasions`.

IANS