By Hindustan Times
Once an actor always an actor. Quite true for 97-year-old A.K. Hangal, who wears grease paint despite the ripe age in a role in the television show Madhubala. He is excited and says work knows no age limit. "I believe there is no age limit to work. But these days I'm not keeping well,"
Hangal told IANS.
Talking about the show, he said: "I am feeling great about it. For past few years I have not worked, but I have done a small role in the serial."
He has been active in filmdom since 1967 and played on-screen father, grandfather, great-grandfather and uncle to many top notch Bollywood actors, but two years ago Hangal - the famous Rahim Chacha of Sholay - was struggling for his life as his source of income had dried up and there was hardly any money for food or medicine.
But his son Vi