- “If you think that I am a good actor, blame him,” wrote Varun Badola
- “If I write, he has to take the onus,” he added
- “He was an actor par excellence,” he wrote for his father
Veteran actor Vishwa Mohan Badola died in Mumbai on Monday due to age-related illnesses. He was 84. A day after VM Badola’s dying, the late actor’s son, television star Varun Badola, shared a heart-wrenching tribute to his father on Instagram. Sharing a throwback of Vishwa Mohan Badola, Varun wrote: “A lot of people crib about the fact that their kids do not listen to them. Many forget that kids are always watching them. My father never sat me down to teach me anything. He made learning a way of life for me. He set an example so exemplary that I had no choice but… follow. If you think that I am a good actor, blame him. If I write, he has to take the onus. If I sing… well if I had just about 1/10th of his singing talent, I would have become a singer.”
Vishwa Mohan Badola began his profession as a journalist earlier than switching to theatre and finally movies. Varun Badola summed up his father’s illustrious profession in his tribute put up and in addition described his father as a singing legend in his send-off be aware: “Not many know that he was a journalist by profession. A master on South East Asian affairs. Travelled the world twice over. He did more than 400 hundred plays for AIR. He was an actor par excellence. When he sang, time stopped. Make no mistake, this man was a legend. But for me, he was my father. A father who was always watching and always listening. So ladies and gentlemen The Man, The Legend, The Phenomenon has called it a day. But his legacy will stay on forever in various forms.”
VM Badola was a distinguished theatre character and featured in supporting roles in movies resembling Jodhaa Akbar, Lage Raho Munna Bhai, Jolly LLB 2, Swades, The Tashkent Files, What’s Your Raashee? amongst others. Varun Badola co-starred along with his father within the 2006 TV present Aek Chabhi Hai Padoss Mein.
Varun Badola is finest identified for his look in reveals resembling Koshish – Ek Aashaa, Des Mein Niklla Hoga Chand, Astitva.. Ek Prem Kahani, amongst others. Varun Badola is married to actress Rajeshwari Sachdev.