14 yr old Auro's friend in 'Paa' dies in a plane crash

Child artist Taruni Sachdev who co-starred Amitabh Bachchan in the award winning film ‘Paa’ died in the Nepal plane crash on Monday. The crash killed 13 of Indians and among them was 14 year old Taruni.

Taruni was a popular face in television. She was the famous Rasna girl. Taruni was traveling with her mother Geeta Sachdev.

Taruni's co-star Amitabh Bachchan tweeted after hearing the sad news: "Just reading that Tarini Sachdev the girl child artist in Paa, has perished in Nepal plane crash .. please God may this not be true."

The airport authorities confirmed that Taruni was with her mother on the Dornier aircraft owned by private Agni Air company which was carrying 18 passengers and a crew of three from the resort town of Pokhara to Jomsom. The plane crashed while landing on the mountain airstrip.

Besides Paa, Taruni acted in two Malayam films, Vellinakshatram (2004) and Sathyam (2004) with Prithviraj and Priyamani. She also appeared on Shahrukh Khan's reality quiz show Kya Aap Paanchvi Pass Se Tez Hain?n?

Our deepest condolence with Taruni’s family. May her soul rest in peace!