Bollywood star Nanda dies

(BBC) Veteran Bollywood star Nanda has died of a heart attack aged 75.

The actress passed away at her residence in Mumbai on Tuesday morning, family members told reporters.

She began her career as a child artist in the 1950s and later went on to act in a number of films as a heroine and a supporting actress

Among her well known films are Jab Jab Phool Khile, Gumnaam, Teen Deviyan, The Train and Ram Laxman. She retired from acting in 1982.

Nanda
Nanda

Her death came as a “shock as she did not have any history of illness”, a family member told the Press Trust of India news agency.

Nanda acted with top Bollywood actors like Ashok Kumar, Kishore Kumar, Dev Anand, Waheeda Rehman, Rajesh Khanna – and Shashi Kapoor, with whom she starred in eight films.

Her other films included Ahista Ahista, Mazdoor and Prem Rog in which she played supporting roles.

 

Comments

About these comments

The comments section is intended to provide a forum for reasoned and reasonable debate on the newspaper's content and is an extension of the newspaper and what it has become well known for over its history: accuracy, balance and fairness. We reserve the right to edit or delete comments which contain attacks on other users, slander, coarse language and profanity, and gratuitous and incendiary references to race and ethnicity.

Get the day's headlines from SN in your inbox every morning:

Most Read This Week

  1. Guyanese man loses Canadian residency after spending most of his time in Guyana

  2. Middle Road beautician pleads guilty to US cocaine charge

  3. ExxonMobil announces second oil strike on Stabroek Block

  4. Pardoned clerk charged again with stealing from court

  5. As army enforces policy against tattoos, would-be recruit’s hopes fade

  6. Bandit breaks into Corentyne houses, homeowner scares him off with gunshots

  7. Persons living in parking meter areas can apply for discounts – city

  8. Ramjattan to seek re-election as AFC Leader


Recommended For You