Poona Hospital and Research Centre News
Veteran actor Achala Sachdev passes away
Not many bells will ring when you mention the name of veteran actor Achala Sachdev, but when you think of the beautiful wife of Balraj Sahani in BR Chopra’s Waqt, for whom he crooned Aae meri zohrajabeen, you will know of whom we speak. The 91-year-old actor, who worked in 250 films and was last seen in the Hrithik Roshan-Esha Deol starrer Na Tum Jaano Na Hum, passed away earlier today in Pune. She was being treated at the Poona Hospital and Research Centre for various ailments and had been ailing for over six months. The yesteryear actor had fractured her leg, but later complications developed and her health started deteriorating as time passed. Last week she suffered from severe respiratory problems so was put on ventilator support, but it didn’t help improve her condition. R.I.P.
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Bollywood’s veteran heroine Kalpana Mohan passes away
Dev Anand and Shammi Kapoor’s heroine Kalpana Mohan succumbed to cancer recently
Veteran actor Kalpana Mohan, who had starred opposite superstars Shammi Kapoor and Dev Anand in her heydays in films such as Professor, Teen Deviyan and Tasveer, passed away on January 4, 2012. She was 65. According to newspaper reports, Kalpana suffered from cancer and had been admitted to the Poona Hospital and Research Centre in early December 2011 due to an attack of pneumonia. She was discharged 10 days later, but was admitted again to the intensive care unit of the hospital after suffering convulsions. More complications developed and the actor breathed her last at the hospital. Click here to read more