Veteran actress Rita Bhaduri passes away
Veteran actress Rita Bhaduri, 65, who has been a part of the Indian entertainment industry for over three decades, passed away Tuesday morning. The funeral rites will be held today.
Rita was at the Sujay Hospital in Vile Parle. She was fighting a weak kidney and was on dialysis. "She died at around 1.30 a.m. and her family members took her body from the hospital at around 4 a.m.," the source told IANS.
Actor Shishir Sharma took to Facebook to share the sad news, "We deeply regret to inform you that Reeta Bhaduri has departed for her journey beyond.
The funeral rites will be held on 17th July, Tuesday 12 noon at the Cremation Ground, Parsi Wada Road, Parshiwada, Chakala, Andheri East. Extremely sad.. lost a wonderful human being .. a mother to many of us.. will miss u Ma..."
With a career spanning over five decades, Rita played important supporting parts in movies like "Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa", "Kya Kehna", "Dil Vil Pyar Vyar" and "Main Madhuri Dixit Banna Chahti Hoon".
She also featured in Gujarati movies. On the TV front, her credits include popular shows like "Hasratein", "Sarabhai vs Sarabhai", "Khichdi", "Ek Nayi Pehchaan", "Amanat", "Ek Mahal Ho Sapnon Ka" and "Kumkum". She was particularly popular for playing roles of a mother or grandmother. In "Nimki Mukhiya", she was seen as a Imarti Devi, the grandmother of the house.