Mumbai: Actor Viju Khote, famous for his role of `Kaalia` in 1975 Hindi blockbuster `Sholay`, is among the 15 recipients of flats built by Maharashtra`s housing board.
Khote, along with other Marathi film personalities, received keys to their new houses from Chief Minister Ashok Chavan here yesterday.
Veteran actor Prabhakar Panshikar lauded Chavan for taking efforts to provide Marathi cine artists flats constructed by Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (MHADA).
Khote has acted in minor roles in over 300 films and TV serials. He is actress Shobha Khote`s twin brother.