Veteran actress Shashikala has died at the age of 88. Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Farhan Akhtar, Lata Mangeshkar paid tributes and expressed grief over their social media accounts.
She died on April 4 while at home. There is no official confirmation from her family yet. She was known for her work in popular shows like Sonpari and Gina Isi Ka Naam Hai. In Sonpari, she played Dati to Tuti Frutti.
Naved Jaffrey went on his Instagram and posted, “Our dear Shashikala who is no more. She was a great performer. Give strength and courage to the Almighty family to bear this irreparable loss. Intense sensation #Shasikala #Ripshikala. ”
Rohit Bose Roy wrote on his Twitter handle, “Shashikala G… RIP”
Shashikala ji 🙏🏼 RIP🙏🏼
– Rohit Bose Roy (ित्र Rohitroy 500) April 4, 2021
Born on August 1 32.2, Shashikala made his mark in Bollywood films as well as on the small screen in both positive and negative roles. She has acted in more than 100 films. She will always be remembered for her amazing performances to name a few from hit films like ‘Beautiful’, ‘Anupama’ and ‘I Milan Ke Bela’, ‘Badshah’.
Shashikala was honored with the prestigious Padma Shri award in 2007 for his contribution to cinema. She was a disciple of Mother Teresa and lived a beautiful life.