Veteran TV actress Amita Udgata, who became a household name while playing the role of 'Amma' in Star Plus' popular social drama, Mann Ki Awaaz Pratigya is no more. She was last seen on Shaheer Sheikh and Erica Fernandes' show Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi as Dadi Bua, who comes for the marriage of the couple. The actress passed away last night in a city hospital due to lung failure. She had been keeping unwell since four days and was kept alive by life support. She passed away in the Criticare Hospital. She is survived by two sons, Ruchin and Rishab. It seems the last rites will be done on Thursday when her eldest son flies down to the country. She was also in films like Sarbjit and Hasee Toh Phasee.
The veteran actress was associated with Doordarshan from 1979 to 1990. She has done shows like 'Maharana Pratap', 'Baba Aiso Varr Dhundo', 'Doli Armaanon Ki' amongst others. Amita close friend and actress Abha Parmar told India Today, "We were more like sisters than friends. I am from Kanpur and she was from Lucknow. I wasn't aware that her condition so serious. I was supposed to visit her today. She was a great actress and a friend and we have faced life's struggles together." Bollywood Life offers its heartfelt condolences to her family in this hour of grief.
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