Veteran actor Rita Bhaduri who has worked with various Bollywood superstars like Shah Rukh Khan, Anil Kapoor, Ajay Devgn and Govinda passed away on Tuesday morning. Well, the news about her sudden demise has left the entire film and television industry shocked.
Veteran actress Rita Bhaduri passes away at 62. RIP pic.twitter.com/ca52SfANpF
— Bollywoodirect (@Bollywoodirect) July 17, 2018
The 62-year-old actress who has been a part of the Indian entertainment industry for over 3 decades was suffering from kidney ailment and was being treated at Mumbai’s Sujay Hospital in Vile Parle for last 10 days before she passed away. While her last rites were performed at the Cremation Ground in Andheri East, Mumbai.
— Pratik Gandhi (@pratikg80) July 17, 2018
Born in Lucknow, Bhaduri had started her career in acting with the movie Teri Talash Mein in 1968. In a career spanning over 50 years, Rita had worked in popular movies like Raja, Kya Kehna, Beta, Viraasat, Kabhi Haan Kabhi Na and Hero No.1. The late actress has worked in TV serials like Sarabhai vs Sarabhai, Khichdi, and Kumkum. Also, she was last seen as Imarti Devi in Star Bharat’s TV show Nimki Mukhiya. Also, she has worked as a supporting actress in various Bollywood films during the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s.
Moreover, Rita was from the 1973 batch of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune and her batch included actress, Zarina Wahab.
— NFAI (@NFAIOfficial) July 17, 2018
While celebrities like Anil Kapoor, Anupam Kher, Riteish Deshmukh, Daler Mehendi and Rajyavardhan Rathore have paid emotional tributes to a veteran actress on Twitter.
#RitaBhaduri was affectionate, helpful, jovial, bright and full of life. It is sad and unfortunate that we sum up a person only when he or she is gone. I wish we met more often. We have lost a very fine actress and a brand ambassador/alumni of @FTIIOfficial. Om Shanti.?? pic.twitter.com/8V8lwMjHSX
— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPKher) July 17, 2018
She was part of so many films that I grew up on. Will always remember her for the warmth in her smile & her performances. Condolences to the family & loved ones. RIP #RitaBadhuri ji ?????? https://t.co/EDQArdPB7F
— Riteish Deshmukh (@Riteishd) July 17, 2018
#RitaBhaduri was one of the finest actresses that #FTII gave us. I had the honour of working with her in Ghar Ho to Aisa, Beta & Viraasat & I'm really saddened to hear about her passing…She will be dearly missed by her friends, family & fans…
— Anil Kapoor (@AnilKapoor) July 17, 2018
She graced Indian cinema and TV with 5 decades of rich acting. Her passing away is a loss to the industry. My condolences to her family and friends. pic.twitter.com/sGzGaNalNX
— Rajyavardhan Rathore (@Ra_THORe) July 17, 2018
My Heartfelt tribute to the renowned film and television actress #RitaBhaduri ji. RIP.
— Daler Mehndi (@dalermehndi) July 17, 2018
Indeed, her sudden demise is a great loss to the movie industry as well as the country. We pray for her family and loved ones and hope her soul rest in peace.
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