Sadashiv Amarapurkar owned four flats in Suman Apartment, with the affected one registered under his wife Sunanda Sadashiv Amarapurkar’s name.During the incident, a tenant named Jyoti Bhor Pathane was reportedly inside the flat. Firefighters effectively rescued her from the premises, and although she sustained minor injuries, she promptly received medical attention at a nearby hospital, News18 mentioned in a report.
Ahmednagar holds special importance for Sadashiv Amarapurkar as it is his birthplace. Prior to gaining prominence in the film industry, the actor had a rich history in theatre. He made his cinematic debut in Govind Nihalani’s film ‘Ardh Satya.’ Despite hailing from a modest background, the actor encountered a dilemma in choosing from over 60 film offers that came his way after his debut.
During an interview with Harikrit Films, Sadashiv Amarapurkar provided a glimpse into his early days in the industry. He candidly admitted that, upon entering the entertainment industry, he was unaware of prominent filmmakers such as Yash Chopra and BR Chopra.
Looking back on that time, Sadashiv Amarapurkar shared that in 1982, he faced a situation with over 60 film offers, feeling somewhat perplexed about how to navigate through them. He mentioned not being familiar with directors like BR Chopra or Yash Chopra during those days. In his childhood, he noted that the focus was primarily on the names of actors like Shammi Kapoor,
Dilip Kumar, or Manoj Kumar, with less attention given to directors’ names.
Acting on the counsel of an old friend, he chose to acquire hands-on experience in the industry by engaging in commercial films, marking the commencement of his cinematic journey.
Sadashiv Amarapurkar made his final on-screen appearance in Dibakar Banerjee’s Bombay Talkies, portraying a cameo role. Unfortunately, the actor, aged 64, succumbed to a lung infection and passed away on November 3, 2014.