|New Delhi, Jan 19 : Amitabh Bachchan
, who played
the character of Anthony Gonsalves
in the 1977 hit movie "Amar Akbar
Anthony", has mourned the death of the real-life Goan orchestra maestro.
The musician, who was suffering from pneumonia, died at the Goa Medical College Wednesday. He was 84.
Gonsalves...passes away....talented musician with LP and on his name my
character name for Anthony was put..prayers," the 69-year-old superstar
posted on micro-blogging site Twitter.
Directed by Manmohan Desai, " Amar Akbar Anthony
" also featured Vinod Khanna and Rishi Kapoor in key roles.
who were the composers of the movie, had dedicated the legendary song
"My Name is Anthony Gonsalves
" from the movie to the Goan musician,
after working with him in the past.
Gonsalves, who also worked
with renowned music director S.D. Burman, was also associated with
"Pyaasa", directed by Guru Dutt and B.R. Chopra's iconic film "Naya
Gonsalves is survived by his wife Melita, son Kiran and daughter Laxmi.© IANS