Veteran Bollywood actress Zohra Sehgal is dead. Often known as the by-default Grand-Mother or Grand-Old-Lady of Bollywood movies, the actress has died today at the age of 102 of a cardiac arrest. The Bollywood veteran was sick since the past few days. Zohra Sehgal is to be cremated on Friday 11st June 2014 in Delhi.
Bollywood fans in Mauritius will obviously know this great actress, specially with her sometime shocking appearances in several Bollywood movies. Zohra Sehgal started her career as a dancer and eventually featured in several Bollywood movies as an actress.
She also worked in English movies such as Bend It Like Beckham. Zohra Sehgal has received several prestigious Indian awards, such as the Padma Shri in 1998, the Sangeet Natak Akademi in 2004 and the Padma Vibhushan in 2010.