MUMBAI: A familiar face in the world of Indian cinema and television world, actor Rita Bhaduri died in Mumbai on Tuesday. Rita passed away at the age of 62 after suffering from a Kidney ailment.
The veteran was being treated at Mumbai’s Sujay Hospital in Vile Parle. Her untimely demise was shared by actor Shishir Sharma who mentioned in his post that the last rites will be held this afternoon.
His post read as, “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 at 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 you Ma”
Rita Bhaduri starred in several Bollywood films such as Virasat, Raja, Hero No 1, Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa, Kya Kehna and Beta. She even received a Filmfare Best Supporting Actress nomination for her performance in 1995 film Raja, that starred Madhuri Dixit and Sanjay Kapoor. Her famous television appearances were Sarabhai Vs Sarabhai, Kumkum, Ek Nayi Pehchaan, Hasratein, Mujrim Haazir and Chunauti.