Mumbai, July 17: Veteran television and movie actress Rita Bhaduri passes away at the age of 62 on Monday. The actress was reportedly suffering from kidney ailment was undergoing dialysis every alternate day in Mumbai.
She was currently seen as grandmother in Star Bharat's Nimki Mukhiya.
Actor Shishir Sharma took to Facebook to inform about her demise. He wrote, "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..."
Rita Bhaduri initially appeared as supporting actress in various Bollywood films during the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s. She is most known for films like Sawan Ko Aane Do a 1979 Rajshri Productions film and Raja (1995) for which she received a Filmfare Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress. She had a supporting role as Julie's best friend in the hit film Julie (1975), where the song "Yeh Ratien Nayi Purani" was picturized on her.
She was from the 1973 batch of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune and her batch included actress, Zarina Wahab.
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