Bollywood celebrities took to social media to express sorrow and shock at the demise of actress Vidya Sinha on August 15. She was 71 and had been hospitalised for a while owing to heart and lung ailments, and she passed away after respiratory failure. Sinha was known for her roles in seventies middle-of-the-road hits such as Rajnigandha, Chhoti Si Baat, and Pati Patni Aur Woh.
Jaaved Jaaferi remembered Vidya Sinha as “an actress who was talented, beautiful and dignified, and who we all loved in the 70’s”, adding that she “passes on to her next journey”
— Jaaved Jaaferi (@jaavedjaaferi) August 15, 2019
“RIP Vidya Sinha Ji. You were the epitome of grace and dignity on and off the screen,” wrote filmmaker Sanjay Gupta.
Actress Rituparna Sengupta was “deeply saddened by the demise of our beloved actress Vidya Sinha”, adding that her “sweetest voice and unusual beauty made her apart from others”. Rituparna also added that Vidya “exuded unusual grace” and that she considered herself “privileged to work with her as a daughter in Tere Ane Se,” which is yet to be released. “My condolences for the bereaved family,” Rituparna wrote.
Madhur Bhandarkar recalled some of her best roles in his tweet. “Sad to hear (of the) demise of actress Vidya Sinha, she will be always remembered for her superlative performances in films like Rajnigandha, Chhoti Si Baat and Pati Patni Aur Woh. My condolences to her family & friends”, he wrote.
Sad to hear demise of actress Vidya Sinha, she will be always remembered for her superlative performances in films like Rajnigandha, Chhoti si Baat & Pati Patni Aur Woh. My condolences to …read more