Veteran actress Vidya Sinha known for her movies like Pati Patni Aur Woh and Rajnigandha, passed away yesterday after a brief lung and heart disease at the age of 71. She took her last breath at a hospital in Juhu after complaining of severe breathing problems. The actress was playing a crucial role in the current TV serial Kulfi Kumar Bajewala.


The actress has been part of commercial and alternate cinema during the 1970’s and 80’s. She has been part of popular movies like Inkaar, Chhoti Si Baat, Kitaab and Love Story, among others. She was last seen on the big screen as Kareena Kapoor Khan’s mother in the film Bodyguard. She has been married to Venkateshwaran Iyer in 1968 and later to Netaji B Salunkhe after Iyer’s demise in 1996.