New Delhi: Sulochana Latkar, a seasoned actor, passed away on June 4 at a hospital in Mumbai. Age-wise, she was 94. Sulochana is renowned for her roles in the films Mr. and Mrs., Ab Dilli Dur Nahin, Nagin, and Shree 420. Kanchan, Sulochana’s daughter, had disclosed the actress’ grave condition. She said that she was sent to the hospital because of her difficulty breathing and other age-related conditions. On social media, a number of Bollywood stars have expressed their condolences for Sulochana Latkar’s passing.
Sulochana Latkar, a seasoned actress, has passed away. On June 4th, the actress passed away. At the age of 94, she passed away in a hospital in Mumbai. According to reports, the actress’s funeral will be held in the Dadar cremation grounds on Monday, June 5.
Amitabh Bachchan pay emotional tribute to late Sulochana Latkar
In a conversation with a popular media potal, Amitabh Bachchan said, “After Nirupa ji, she played my mother in the largest number of films. Sulochana ji was indeed a mother-figure to both the Hindi and Marathi film industry. I still remember the beautiful handwritten letter she had sent me on my 75th birthday. It was one of the most cherished gifts I’ve ever received.”
Madhuri Dixit took to Twitter and wrote, “Sulochana Tai was one of the most loved and graceful actresses cinema has seen. My favourite film of hers will always be Sangate Aika. Her performance in every film was memorable. I will miss our conversations may you rest in peace. Your contribution to Indian cinema will always be remembered (sic).”
Sulochana Tai was one of the most loved and graceful actresses cinema has seen. My favourite film of hers will always be Sangate Aika. Her performance in every film was memorable. I will miss our conversations may you rest in peace. Your contribution to Indian cinema will always…
— Madhuri Dixit Nene (@MadhuriDixit) June 4, 2023
Sulochana Latkar has appeared in 300 films, both in Hindi and Marathi. Most Bollywood actors she had portrayed had been mothers. Sulochana received two honours from the Maharashtra government: the Padma Shri Award in 1999 and the coveted Maharashtra Bhushan Award in 2009. She has starred in several well-known films, including Ab Dilli Dur Nahin, Sujata, Aaye Din Bahar Ke, Dil Deke Dekho, Aasha, Majboor, Nai Roshni, Aayi Milan Ki Bela, Gora Aur Kala, Devar, and Bandini.