Achala Sachdev, who acted as the wife of Balraj Sahni
in BR Chopra’s Waqt, passed away earlier today at the
Poona Hospital and Research Centre.
88-year-old Achala has been receiving treatment for various
illnesses for over six months now. After fracturing her leg
recently, Achala Sachdev's health began deteriorating. After
suffering from severe respiratory problems, Achala was put on
Achala Sachdev will be best remembered in the song 'Aae meri
zohrajabeen'. Balraj Sahni crooned the song for his 'reel' wife in
the movie Waqt.
Achala Sachdev has acted in over 250 films and was last seen in
Na Tum Jaano Na Hum, starring Hrithik Roshan and Esha
Deol. Though the actress had been one of the well known actresses
in her times, it is surprising that nobody from Bollywood visited
her or enquired after her in her last days.