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Bollywoods Favourite Granny Zohra Sehgal No More! RIP

IndiaGlitz [Friday, July 11, 2014]
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Think of her, and probably, one might get a cute memory of her, dancing few steps gracefully unmindful of her old age, in the song "Diya Jale" from ‘Dil Se’. Now sadly the veteran actress has bid the world goodbye - living life to fullest till 102. Zohra Sehgal - actress, TV and theatre personality - passed away yesterday late afternoon following a heart attack.

As per reports, Sehgal ji, who was diagnosed with Pneumonia, was admitted treatment at Delhi’s Max Hospital on Wednesday.

Not only Bollywood, Sehgalji had impressed international audience by having been part of noted able Hollywood projects namely ‘Bend It Like Beckham’ and few other popular television series.

 

Her career graph boasting of prestigious accolades like Padma Shri and Padma Vibhushan among others, Sehgal ji is a legend who interestingly has worked with all the four generation of Kapoor family - starting from Prithviraj Kapoor to Ranbir Kapoor. Who can forget the natkat dadi in 'Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam' or strict old lady of 'Saawariya'?

Known to have a fighting spirit, "Laadli" as she was fondly called, had successfully won over Cancer, when she was diagnosed with the disease in 1994. Even on her 102nd birthday, Sehgal ji reflected a very confident outlook towards her aging life. Keeping true to her carefree attitude, she was quoted saying thus -

"I am preparing myself for death. When I go to sleep, I try to keep myself smiling. So that when I die, I have a smile on my lips. I want an electric cremation. I don't want any poems or fuss after that. And for heaven's sake, don't bring back my ashes. Flush them down the toilet if the crematorium refuses to keep them. If they tell you that I am dead, I want you to give a big laugh."

Expressing their grief over the demise of "The Grand Old Lady of Indian Cinema"  several Bollywood celebrities took to Twitter and extended condolences. Here are few of them -

Amitabh Bachchan - "Zohra Sehgal passes away at 102 yrs... what a journey and what an immensely loveable co-star! Prayers for her blessed soul!!" The megastar is known to have shared a good rapport with the late actress following their film together, in ‘Cheeni Kum’ where Big B played her son.

Karan Johar - RIP Zohra Sehgal...what a life...it's that moment when you truly celebrate the end of such a legendary and glorious era.

Mahesh Bhatt - 10 hrs ago I asked Zohra Saigal a question: "What in one word is the key emotion u feel about life? "GRATITUDE" she said with a sweet smile

Priyanka Chopra - 102 n a legacy that will always be a part of Indian cinema. It was an honour to know #ZohraSehgal and to b a part of films while she was. RIP

Farhan Akhtar - RIP Zohra Sehgal-ji. Deepest condolences to the family.

Riteish Deshmukh - RIP Zohra Sehgal - Charming & Elegant - will miss you.

Madhur Bhandarkar - Sad to hear about Zohra Sehgal's demise...legend in herself...full of life. Inspiration for many. RIP.

Manish Malhotra - RIP Zohra Sehgal ji. A true legend. worked with her in Veer-Zaara and rembember her as a charming happy person.

Anupam Kher - Landed in Mumbai & heard the sad news of Zohra Sehgal’s passing away. An exceptional actress. Loved her attitude towards life. RIP. #Legend

Dia Mirza - 102 years of greatness. I will always love you Zohraji. RIP #GrandOldLady of #IndianCinema #ZohraSehgal

Sophie Choudry - RIP Zohra Sehgal ji..you beautiful #GrandOldLady...Absolute legend & powerhouse of talent..The world was blessed with your presence.

Anubhav Sinha - RIP Zohra Sehgal. The naughtiest Granny on celluloid.

Pooja Bhatt - Had the privilege of working with #ZohraSehgal on my first film as a producer-Tamanna.'Champagne' she exclaimed when offered tea or coffee!

Virr Das - Zohra Sehgal. One of the few artists to be fantastic in every single entertainment medium. A testament to the power of positivity.




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