Veteran actor Vidya Sinha passes away

Veteran actor Vidya Sinha passes away

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Mumbai, 15 Aug, 2019: Veteran actor Vidya Sinha passed away in the wee hours of Thursday in a hospital in Juhu. She was 71.

She had acted in various movies including 'Chhoti Si Baat', 'Rajnigandha' and 'Pati Patni aur Woh'. She was mostly known for her roles in films like Pati Patni Aur Woh and Chhoti Si Baat. Earlier, the actress was admitted to Criticare Hospital in Mumbai, after she had complained of breathlessness. She was suffering from lung and heart disorders l for the last many years.

Vidya Sinha started her career at the age of 18 as a model and actor. She was best known for films like Rajnigandha and Chhoti Si Baat. After taking a hiatus from films, the actress made a comeback to cinema with Salman Khan's Bodyguard. She was also a popular face on television and had worked with Ekta Kapoor in Kaavyanjali (2006).

In 1968, she got married to Venkateshwaran Iyer and adopted a daughter named Jhanvi. After the death of her husband in 1996, she married Netaji Bhimrao Salunkhe in 2001, but divorced him in 2009 after a conflicting relationship.