Veteran actor Kiran Kumar and other celebs came to Vidya Sinha's prayer meet to offer their condolences in Andheri. Vidya Sinha, who was last seen in the television show Kullfi Kumarr Bajewala, passed away on August 15 at age 71. All pictures/Yogen Shah
Vidya Sinha is best remembered for her roles in BR Chopra's Pati, Patni Aur Woh (1978), Basu Chatterjee's films such as Rajnigandha (1974) and Chhoti Si Baat (1976), among others.
Vidya Sinha was hospitalised since August 10, after she complained of breathlessness. Sinha was on ventilator support at Criticare Hospital in Juhu, Mumbai and she was diagnosed with lung and heart disorders.
In picture: Veteran actress Kunika at Vidya Sinha's prayer meet in Andheri.
Vidya Sinha's last notable role was in Salman Khan's 2011 Eid release, Bodyguard. In recent times, she has been busy with television assignments. She was seen in shows such as Ekta Kapoor's Kaavyanjali, besides Kulfi Kumarr Bajewala.
Born in Mumbai on November 15, 1947, to film producer Rana Pratap Singh, Vidya Sinha started her professional career as a model and even won the Miss Bombay contest, catching the eye of renowned filmmaker Basu Chatterjee, making her mark in the industry though she entered it post-marriage.
In picture: Vidya Sinha's Kulfi Kumarr Bajewala co-star Anjali Anand her the prayer meet in Andheri.
A major figure in Bollywood in the 1970s-1980s, comfortably straddling both the commercial and alternate cinema, Sinha was noted for her sad and sombre roles as well as light and romantic films with many top actors of the era. Among her other notable films were: "Hawas" (1974), "Chhoti Si Baat" (1975), "Mera Jeevana (1976), the crime-thriller "Inkaar", "Kitaab" (both 1977), "Pati, Patni aur Woh" and Basu Chatterjee's "Safed Jhooth" (both 1978), among others.
In picture: Pratima Kazmi also came in to pay her respects to Vidya Sinha at her prayer meet.
Veteran actor Kiran Kumar, Kunika, Anjali Anand, among other celebs came to offer their condolences at Vidya Sinha's prayer meet, which was held in Andheri, Mumbai. We have pictures
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