Veteran television actress Amita Udgata passed away on Tuesday and left the Indian small screen industry bereft of her warmth. Udgata, who rose to fame with her role in the famous social drama “Mann Kee Awaaz Pratigya”, was on life support system due to her prolonged lung ailment.
She breathed her last in a hospital in Mumbai following failure of the lungs. Amita Udgata, who was also seen in films like ‘Sarbjit’, ‘Amu’ and ‘Hasee Toh Phasee’ recently, was very popular on the small screen. The senior actor, who hails from Lucknow, was a very prominent face on Doordarshan from the year 1979 to 1990, post which she turned to satellite channels to further her career.
Udgata started her acting career doing theatre in 1965 and was also seen in several other TV shows like “Baba Aiso Varr Dhoondo”, “Doli Armaano Ki”, “Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi” and “Maharana Pratap” to name a few. A host of celebrities mourned her death through Cine & TV Artistes’ Association’s official Twitter handle, mentioning that her sudden demise came as a shocker.
#CINTAA expresses it's deepest condolence on the sudden demise of #AmitaUdgata ji. May her soul Rest in Peace. @sushant_says @DJariwalla @deepakqazir @amitbehl1 @ayubnasirkhan @sanjaymbhatia @NupurAlankar @rakufired @rammakantdaayam @RajRomit pic.twitter.com/Y9hRSO6PMt
— CINTAA_Official (@CintaaOfficial) April 25, 2018
May her soul rest in peace!