Veteran actor Vidya Sinha died in Mumbai on Thursday morning after suffering from lung and heart disorders. She was 71.
Sinha is best remembered for her roles in Basu Chatterjee’s films Rajnigandha and Chhoti Si Baat, ‘Rajnigandha’ and ‘Pati Patni aur Woh’.
Vidya Sinha started her career at the age of 18 as a model and actor. She was best known for films like Rajnigandha and Chhoti Si Baat. After taking a hiatus from films, the actress made a comeback to cinema with Salman Khan’s Bodyguard. She was also a popular face on television and had worked with Ekta Kapoor in Kaavyanjali (2006).
In 1968, she got married to Venkateshwaran Iyer and adopted a daughter named Jhanvi. After the death of her husband in 1996, she married Netaji Bhimrao Salunkhe in 2001. She divorced him in 2009 after a difficult relationship.