New Delhi: Bollywood actress Achala Sachdev died at a Pune hospital on April 30, 2012. Achala was 88 year old.
Born in Peshawar, she made her Bollywood debut with 'Fashionable Wife' in 1938. The actress who was bed-ridden from past few months, worked in more than 130 Bollywood films.
'Haqeeqat', 'Waqt', 'Mera Naam Joker', 'Julie' are some of her most popular films. Her last Bollywood film was Hrithik Roshan starrer 'Na Tum Jaano Na Hum', which was released in 2002. She was mostly seen playing a mother or a grand mother on screen.
In September 2011, Achala slipped in her kitchen and suffered a fracture in her leg. Soon she was diagnosed with multiple emboli in her brain; this led to total paralysis and loss of vision.
As reports claim, Achala's condition became extremely critical a few days ago and she was on ventilator support since then.
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