At Rita Bhaduri’s funeral, celebs and family bid the actor goodbye. See pics, video
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At Rita Bhaduri’s funeral, celebs and family bid the actor goodbye. See pics, video

Friends and family paid last tribute to Rita Bhaduri at her funeral on Tuesday afternoon. The actor passed away due to kidney ailment.

bollywood Updated: Jul 17, 2018 14:00 IST
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Rita Bhaduri’s funeral took place in Mumbai this afternoon.

Veteran actor Rita Bhaduri’s funeral took place in Mumbai on Tuesday afternoon with friends and family paying their last respects to the veteran actor. The actor had passed away earlier on Tuesday after battling kidney ailment for a long time; she was 62. Reports said that her illness had aggravated due to which she had to get her dialysis done every alternate day.

Among those who were seen at Rita Bhaduri’s funeral were Satish Shah and Shishir Sharma.

Shishir Sharma also shared the news of Rita Bhaduri’s death on Twitter, “We deeply regret to inform you that Reeta Bhaduri has departed for her journey beyond. The funeral rites will be held on 17th July, Tuesday 12 noon at the Cremation Ground, Parsi Wada Road, Parshiwada, Chakala, Andheri East. Extremely sad.. lost a wonderful human being .. a mother to many of us.. will miss u Ma...”

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Rita’s body was taken to her brother, Barun Mukherjee’s house so that her family and friends could pay her the last respects. Talking to, her niece Mini said, “Ritaji had developed several complications. Her kidneys had failed since some time and more recently, she had a spine surgery done. After that, she developed many complications and her other internal organs started deteriorating. The last one month was tough.”

Tributes started pouring in for Rita immediately. From her Beta co-star Anil Kapoor to FTII batchmate Zarina Wahab, everyone remembered her as a good actor and a friend. Zarina said in reports, “Rita Bhaduri was the prettiest lady in our batch. I don’t know what to say now. I am in shock after hearing the news of her demise.”

First Published: Jul 17, 2018 13:30 IST