» Amitabh Bachchan Remembers Zohra Sehgal: An Immensely Lovable Co-Star
Amitabh Bachchan Remembers Zohra Sehgal: An Immensely Lovable Co-Star
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Megastar Amitabh Bachchan Thursday mourned the
death of Indian cinema and theatre doyenne Zohra Sehgal,
remembering her as an "immensely lovable co-star", who lived a
journey of 102 years.
"Zohra Sehgal passes away at 102 yrs... what a journey and what
an immensely lovable co star! Prayers for her blessed soul!!" Amitabh tweeted after the news of Sehgal's death in New
Delhi.The actress had played a chilled-out mother to Big B's
character in the critically acclaimed 2007 film "Cheeni Kum", but
his memories of her go way back in time, when he was a child.
Once earlier, Amitabh had shared how he had met Zohra as a child
when she visited his hometown Allahabad.
"My family has a special relationship with Zohra Sehgal. Zohraji
used to work with Prithvi Raj Kapoor in Prithvi Theatre. Prithvi
Raj Kapoor had a cordial relationship with my father and whenever
the Prithvi group visited Allahabad, we used to meet Zohraji," he
had said before the actress turned 100 in 2012.
The actress' zest for life and charm continued to inspire
generations.A tireless performer, she used to stay in New
Delhi with her daughter, renowned Odissi danseuse Kiran Sehgal.