Ageless, unmatchable personality and full of life Zohra Sehgal calls it a day today in New Delhi. She has worked as a character actor in many Hindi as well as English movies. She was also a big name in theatre. She has been honoured with Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan and Padma Vibhushan.
“She died of a cardiac arrest this afternoon. She was unwell for last three-four days,” said her daughter Kiran Sehgal.
She was last seen in Saawariya (2007). Bollywood actors take to twitter to express their sorrows:
Amitabh Bachchan: Zohra Sehgal passes away at 102 yrs ..what a journey and what an immensely loveable co star ! Prayers for her blessed soul !!
Karan Johar: RIP Zohra Sehgal…what a life…it’s that moment when you truly celebrate the end of such a legendary and glorious era.
Riteish Deshmukh: RIP Zohra Sehgal – Charming & Elegant – will miss you.
Priyanka Chopra: 102 n a legacy that will always be a part of Indian cinema. It was an honour to know #ZohraSehgal and to b a part of films while she was. RIP
Dia Mirza: 102 years of greatness. I will always love you Zohraji. RIP #GrandOldLady of #IndianCinema #ZohraSehgal