Veteran actress Shashikala Om Prakash Saigal, who labored in a number of Hindi movies, left for her heavenly abode on Sunday (April 4). She was 88. Shashikala began working at a younger age to help her household. She was fondly identified for taking part in supporting roles in a number of Bollywood movies.
Congress chief Praful Patel took to social media to mourn the demise of the actress. He expressed his grief and supplied condolences to her household on Twitter.
“Deeply saddened by the demise of Veteran actress Shashikala ji. She made a noteworthy contribution to Indian Cinema by portraying a number of pivotal roles. My heartfelt condolences to her members of the family. Could her soul relaxation in peace,” Patel wrote on the micro-blogging web site.
The veteran actress featured in numerous movies together with ‘Neela Aakash’, ‘Chhoti Si Mulaqat’, ‘ Shatranj’, ‘Ahista Ahista’, to call a number of. She additionally performed roles in ‘Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham’, ‘Mujhse Shaadi Karogi’ and ‘Baadshah’. Shashikala was seen as Salman Khan’s on-screen grandmother in ‘Mujhse Shaadi Karogi’. The romantic comedy movie additionally starred Priyanka Chopra and Akshay Kumar.
Shashikala was bestowed with the Padma Shri Award in 2007 for her contribution to Indian cinema. The ‘Khubsoorat’ actress obtained eight nominations within the class of Greatest Supporting Actress at Filmfare Awards. She gained the award twice for ‘Aarti’ (1962) and ‘Gumrah’ (1963).
We lengthen our deepest condolences to Shashikala’s household.