Dimple’s sister Simple Kapadia is no more

Younger sister of Dimple Kapadia, Simple Kapadia passed away in a hospital at Andheri. She was suffereing from cancer for quite a long time. Dimple was near her when she breathed her last. The family always remained tightlipped about her illness.

A source says, “The family was under terrible stress because of Simple’s illness. They never spoke about it then and they will not speak about it even now.”

Director Rahul Dholakia, who was present at the hospital when Simple breathed her last, says, “My friend is no more. I really can’t talk.”

A family friend says, “Akshay Kumar (Dimple’s son-inlaw) is returning from Baramati, where he is shooting for Priyadarshan’s next film.”

Simple began her filmy career at an early age of 18 with the film ‘Anurodh’ in 1977 opposite Rajesh Khanna. She starred in 20 films like Hum Rahe Na Hum, Tumhare Bina, Jeevan Dhaara, Zamane Ko Dikhana Hai, Dulha Bikta Hai, Naseeb, Shakka, Lootmaar, Man Pasand, Ahsaas, Rehguzar, Chakravuyha and Pyar Ke Do Pal etc but could not establish herself as a well known actress. Later she quit acting and took up costume designing. He owned National award for designing the costumes of the film, ‘Rudali’.

Simple’s departure is a big shocking news for the film industry.