Veteran actress Gita Siddharth, known for roles in Garm Hawa and Sholay, passes away
Gita Siddharth is also known for films like Sholay, Trishul, Disco Dancer and Ram Teri Ganga Maili.
Veteran actor Gita Siddharth, who featured in films such as Garm Hawa, Parichay, Sholay and Trishul, has passed away.
The news of her demise was confirmed by the Cine and TV Artistes' Association (CINTAA) on Twitter. She breathed her last on Saturday morning.
Here is the tweet
#CINTAA expresses it’s deepest condolence on the demise of Smt. Gita Siddharth (Member Since: May 1970)@sushant_says @ayubnasirkhan @deepakqazir @sanjaymbhatia @amitbehl1 @NupurAlankar @rakufired @RajRomit @SuneelSinha @JhankalRavi @DJariwalla pic.twitter.com/GO9lXSoGey
— CINTAA_Official (@CintaaOfficial) December 14, 2019
The cause of her death is yet to be ascertained.
Gita broke out with MS Sathyu's 1973 National Award-winning film Garm Hawa. She essayed the role of Amina, the daughter of Balraj Sahni's Salim, in the post-Partition Agra-set film.
In Gulzar's Parichay, she featured alongside the likes of Jeetendra, Jaya Bhaduri, Pran and Sanjeev Kumar.
Her other film credits include critically acclaimed movies such as Sholay, Trishul, Disco Dancer, Ram Teri Ganga Maili, Nooriea, Desh Premee, Dance Dance, Kasam Paida Karne Wale Ki, Shaukeen, Arth, Ek Chadar Maili Si, Gaman and Doosra Aadmi.
Gita was married to documentary maker, television producer, and presenter, Siddharth Kak, known for his show Surabhi in the 90s. They have a daughter, Antara, who is a film director and producer.
(With inputs from agencies)
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