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Actor Abhay Deol's Father Passes Away

Bollywood actor Abhay Deol of the movie "Road" at a press conference during the last day of the Doha Tribeca Film Festival 2009 at Four Seasons Hotel in Doha, Qatar on Sunday, Nov. 1, 2009. (AP Photos/Maneesh Bakshi)

MUMBAI -- Bollywood actor Abhay Deol's father and industry legend Dharmendra's younger brother Ajit Singh Deol passed away here.

Ajit, who was ailing for long, breathed his last evening around 6.30 pm, family sources said today.

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The actor-director had been a part of many Punjabi films besides being known for Hindi movies like Khhotte Sikkay (1974), Meharbaani (1982) and Barsaat (1995).

His funeral took place at Pawan Hans in suburban Juhu here at 9 AM today.

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