Amitabh Dayal Wiki, Age, Death, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More

Amitabh Dayal was an Indian actor who is known for the Bollywood movie ‘Kagaar: Life on the Edge’ in 2003 in which he played the role of Bhaskar Sarnaik.

Amitabh in the movie ‘Kagaar Life on the Edge’


Sachin Tendulkar was born on Monday, 4 May 1971 (age 51 years; at the time of death) in Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh. His zodiac sign was Taurus. He attended the Mission School, Bilaspur. He pursued a bachelor of engineering mechanics and a diploma in animation and graphics.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 6′

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Black


Parents & Siblings

Amitabh’s father’s name is not known.

Amitabh Dayal’s father

His mother’s name is Madhuri Arvind Dayal.

Amitabh Dayal’s mother

His brother’s name is Ajay Najat, and his sister’s name is not known.

Amitabh Dayal’s brother

Amitabh Dayal’s sister

Wife & Children

Amitabh’s wife’s name is Mrinalini Patil, who is a producer. They got married in the year 2000 but got separated in 2009.

Amitabh Dayal’s marriage image

They have a daughter, Amruta Dayal.

Amitabh Dayal’s daughter



Amitabh started his career in 2003 with the Bollywood film ‘Kagaar: Life on the Edge’ as Bhaskar Sarnaik. He was featured in other Bollywood films like Viruddh… Family Comes First (2005), Dillagi…Yeh Dillagi (2005), Rangdari (2012), and Dhuaan (2013).

Amitabh Dayal in the movie ‘Viruddh’


On 27 June 2016, Amitabh became a part of a controversy when he accused his wife of abusing their daughter Amruta. In an interview, he said that after he separated from his wife, their daughter, Amruta used to live with his wife, Mrunalinni Patil, and his wife used to beat their daughter. He also added that because of this behavior of his wife, their daughter ran away from the house. On 30 June 2016, his wife called a press conference and accused him of defaming her name. She also added that she had to face physical and mental torture from Amitabh.


In 2004, Amitabh was nominated for the Best Debut Actor at the Zee Cine Awards for the 2003 film Kagaar: Life on the Edge.


On 2 February 2022, Amitabh passed away due to a heart attack in Mumbai. On 17 January 2022, he was admitted to Nanawati Hospital. While his treatment was going on, he tested positive for Covid-19. His death was confirmed by his wife who talked about this in an interview and said,

He passed away at 4.30 am today, he was in the hospital for the last few days after suffering a massive heart attack on January 17. He then tested positive for Covid-19 but later on also tested negative. We will be doing his last rites in Mumbai. Amitabh’s family is from Chhattisgarh so we are waiting for his relatives to come in before the funeral.”

A few days before Amitabh died, he updated his Instagram account with a post in which he was seen giving motivation to his fans.


  • Amitabh used to follow a non-vegetarian diet.

    Amitabh Dayal’s Instagram post about his eating habits

  • After acting in some films, he started a production house named ‘Amruta Films Pvt.Ltd.’ with his wife in February 2002.
  • Later in 2005, he started his own production house named ‘Wild Water Entertainment’ under which he produced some short films.
  • In 2009, one of his feature films received an honor. He received the honor at the President’s house which was given by President of India Smt. Pratibha Patil.

    Amitabh Dayal with President of India Smt. Pratibha Patil

  • In 2011, Amitabh recorded a song for his movie ‘Dhuaan’ which he dedicated to Anna Hazare’s hunger strike against corruption.
  • He was an avid dog lover and often posted photos of them on social media.

    Amitabh Dayal with his pet dog

  • He was often featured in various newspapers.

    Amitabh Dayal featured in a newspaper

  • He was often spotted enjoying an alcoholic drink and smoking on various occasions.

    Amitabh Dayal holding a glass of wine

    Amitabh Dayal smoking

  • He was a fitness enthusiast, and he loved to share photos of his workout sessions on social media.

    Amitabh Dayal after a workout

  • He liked to practice photography and often posted pictures clicked by him on social media.

    Amitabh Dayal practicing photography

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