Bollywood actress Achala Sachdev passes away

Veteran actress Achala Sachdev passed away in Pune hospital today. She was 91. Achala was unwell for quite sometime. She starred in more than 130 movies. Known for her motherly roles in movies, Achala suffered fracture in her legs after she fell down in her kitchen in 2011.

Soon she was diagnosed with multiple emboli in her brain due to which she suffered total paralysis and loss of vision. According to a source, Achala’s condition was critical for quite fews days. She was kept on ventilation.

Achala made her Bollywood debut in 1938 with ‘Fashionable Wife’. Her last Bollywood offering is Hrithik Roshan starrer ‘Na Tun Jano Na Hum’.

'Haqeeqat', 'Waqt', 'Mera Naam Joker', 'Julie' are some of the most popular films of the actress.

Post the death of her husband in 2002, Achala was living a lonely life. She has a daughter in Mumbai who is not in touch with her.

We offer our deepest condolence!