Veteran Bollywood actress Sadhana passes away in Mumbai, B-town condoles her demise

Mumbai, Dec 25: Bollywood's yesteryears actress Sadhna Shivdasani passed away on Friday, Dec 25, in Mumbai. The 74-year-old Bollywood diva was not keeping well for quite sometime and breathed her last at Hinduja Hospital here.

The cremation will take place tomorrow from her Santacruz residence in Mumbai. Sadhana was admitted here last year for a lesion in her mouth and underwent a surgery.

Actress Sadhana passes away in Mumbai

Her body was taken to her residence in suburban Mumbai where Bollywood personalities, including her former colleague and friend Waheeda Rehman, went to pay their last respects.

Born in 1941 in a Sindhi family, she was named after her father's favourite actress Sadhona Bose.

Sadhna had worked in more than 30 Hindi films and was popular actress of her time. She is best remembered for featuring in hit films like Mere Mehboob, Hum Dono, Asli-Naqli, Arzoo, Mera Saaya.

She is cousin of Babita Kapoor, another popular actress of Bollywood's yesteryears and mother of Karisma Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor.

In 1955 she played a chorus girl in the song "Mur mur ke na dekh mur mur ke" in Raj Kapoor's "Shree 420".

She made her full-fldged film debut in the first ever Sindhi film "Abana".

Some of her memorable films include "Love in Simla", "Hum Dono", "Ek Musafir Ek Hasina", "Mere Mehboob" and "Woh Kaun Thi".

Her trademark look called 'the Sadhana fringe' made her a style icon in 1970s. She is still remembered for her bold looks and intense acting. 

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