‘Baa’ of Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi passes away today.
Veteran actress Sudha Shivpuri, who was well known for her character ‘Baa’ in Ekta Kapoor’s hit TV serial ‘Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi’, passed away on Wednesday (May 20) morning. She was 78 years old.
Mushtaq Sheikh, writer, commentator and a close associate of Ekta Kapoor, took to Twitter to share the sad news.
“Mrs Sudha Shivpuri (wife of Om Shivpuri) also popularly known as Baa in Kyun Ki passed away this morning. May her soul rest in peace. #RIP”
According to reports, the veteran actress hadn’t been keeping well since 2013. She had also suffered a heart attack in December 2013, following which she was in hospital for almost six months.
Sudha Shivpuri’s funeral will be held at the Oshiwara crematorium at 2.30 pm today.
“Sudha Shivpuri popularly known as Baa from KyunKi passed away this morning. Funeral at Oshiwara Crematorium 2.30 pm today. #RIP”
Actress Divya Dutta also tweeted to share the news.
“Rip sudha shivpurii…”
Apart from ‘Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thhi’, Sudha Shivpuri has worked in TV shows like ‘Rajni’, ‘Rishtey’, ‘Sarhadein’ and ‘Bandhan’. She has also featured in movies like ‘Swami’, ‘Insaaf Ka Tarazu’, ‘Hamari Bahu Alka’, ‘The Burning Train’ and ‘Maya Memsaab’.
A theatre enthusiast, Sudha married actor Om Shivpuri, who passed away in 1990. She has two children – son Vineet and daughter Ritu.