POST TIME: 16 August, 2019 00:00 00 AM
Bollywood actress Vidya Sinha dies

Bollywood actress Vidya Sinha dies

Film and television actor Vidya Sinha, known for yesteryear films like ‘Choti Si Baat’, ‘Rajnigandha’ and ‘Pati Patni Aur Who’, passed away on Thursday. She was 71. The actor was recently admitted to Criticare Hospital in Mumbai after she complained of breathlessness.

Sinha got her breakthrough role in filmmaker Basu Chatterjee’s film ‘Rajnigandha’ in 1974. The film became a breakaway hit and won multiple awards.

Several songs filmed on Vidya Sinha became fan favourites. ‘Chhoti Si Baat’, ‘Jaaneman Jaaneman’, ‘Kayi Baar Yun Bhi Dekha Hai’ and ‘Rajnigandha Phool Tumhare’ are still loved by fans.

After taking a break for a few years, Sinha returned to showbiz and this time, she appeared in several TV shows like ‘Qubool Hai’, ‘Zindagi Wins’ among more. She most recently starred in Star Plus’ ‘Kullfi Kumarr Bajewala’.

The actor was also seen in Salman Khan and Kareena Kapoor starrer ‘Bodyguard’.