Mumbai: Veteran TV Actress Sudha Shivpuri, also known as Baa, for her role in Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu thi, passed away early morning on May 20. She is survived by daughter Ritu Shivpuri and son Vineet Shivpuri. Her Husband Om Shivpuri had passed away in 1990.
The 77-year old Sudha Shivpuri was not doing well for past some time. A year back she was admitted in the hospital after a stroke. She was recovering, but had developed several complications leading to prolonged illness.
She breathed her last on Wednesday morning at a hospital in Andheri East here.
Her funeral was held as held at the Oshiwara crematorium in the afternoon, which was attended by several TV Celebrities.
She is widely remembered as ‘Baa’, (the maternal patriarch) of Ekta Kapoor’s Kyunki Saas bhi Kabhi Bahu thi, one of the longest running soap opera on Indian Television. The TV Serial, which spanned for decades had several veteran actors like Smriti Irani, Ronit Roy, Ketki Dave.
Condolences had started pouring in ever since the news of her death spread.