Also known as the grand old lady of Bollywood, Sehgal had last appeared on screen in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Saawariya in 2007. She was awarded the Padma Shri, Padma Vibhushan and Padma Bhushan.
Some of her well known movies are Veer Zara, Cheeni Kum, Saawriya and Saaya.
She was residing in Delhi with her daughter. According to reports Sehgal died due to a cardiac arrest.
Her demise saddened not just the film industry but also the political fraternity.
My condolences on the sad demise of the veteran actress Zohra Sehgal. Her legendry contribution in the field of art & cinema will live on.— Prakash Javadekar (@PrakashJavdekar) July 10, 2014
Zohra Sehgal passes away. End of an era. You will be missed. RIP.— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) July 10, 2014
RIP Zohra Sehgal (102 years), you will always be remembered for your vivaciousness. May god bless your soul.— Rajyavardhan Rathore (@Ra_THORe) July 10, 2014
T 1541 - Zohra Sehgal passes away at 102 yrs ..what a journey and what an immensely loveable co star ! Prayers for her blessed soul !!— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) July 10, 2014
RIP Zohra Sehgal.....what a life....it's that moment when you truly celebrate the end of such a legendary and glorious era....— Karan Johar (@karanjohar) July 10, 2014