Veteran actress Vidya Sinha passes away
Veteran actress Vidya Sinha, who was also part of the popular TV series 'Kulfi Kumar Bajewala' passed away today in Mumbai.
New Delhi, News24 Bureau, August 15: Veteran actress Vidya Sinha, who was also part of the popular TV series 'Kulfi Kumar Bajewala' passed away today in Mumbai. She was known for the role of Bebe, Sikandar’s mother in the popular Star Plus show Kulfi Kumar Bajewala.
Recently, she was on ventilator support at Criticare Hospital in Juhu, Mumbai and was hospitalised after she complained of breathlessness.
Earlier, when the actress admitted to hospital she was diagnosed with lung and heart disorders. She was under continuous observation in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and she was kept on PAP (Positive Airway Pressure) ventilator, according to a report at the website spotboye.
Vidya Sinha was best known for her roles in Basu Chatterjee's middle-of-the-road romances such as "Rajnigandha" (1974) and "Chhoti Si Baat (1976), and BR Chopra's "Pati, Patni Aur Woh" (1978). Her last notable role was in Salman Khan's 2011 Eid release, "Bodyguard". In recent times, she has been busy with television assignments. She was seen in shows such as Ekta Kapoor's "Kaavyanjali", besides "Kulfi Kumarr Bajewala".
Vidya's first marriage was with Venkateshwaran Iyer in 1968. They adopted a daughter, Jahnvi. After Iyer's demise, she married an Australia-based doctor named Netaji Bhimrao Salunkhe, whom she met at an online chat room in 2001 but divorced in 2009. She had filed a complaint of domestic violence in January 2009. A court order subsequently directed Salunkhe to pay Rs 10,000 per month as maintenance pay.
(With IANS Inputs)
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