The entire tellywood has been engulfed by a pall of gloom over the death of their favourite ‘mother’ Sudha Shivpuri on Wednesday morning.
Sudha Shivpuri, most popularly known for her role as Baa in Kyuki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, was cremated at Oshiwara crematorium by her daughter Ritu Shivpuri.
While her co-stars like Ronit Roy and Ketki Dave reminisced about the time spent with her, stars like Tusshar Kapoor and Divya Dutta expressed their condolences.
Ronit, who worked with Sudha during his stint as Mihir on the long-running Star Plus show Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, expressed his condolences for the family.
Ketki, who essayed Sudha’s daughter-in-law in the Ekta Kapoor production, remembered Sudha for her kind attitude.
Actor Hiten Tejwani, who became a part of Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi as one of the lead, was also troubled by the news. He recalled how Sudha used to make him comfortable on the sets of the show.
Social media platform Twitter was also abuzz with condolence messages for the actress, who worked across the theatre, film and TV mediums, after having made her film debut with Swami in 1977.
A theatre enthusiast, Sudha married actor Om Shivpuri, who passed away in 1990. Sudha is survived by two children – son Vineet and daughter Ritu, who too is an actress.
The ‘Babuji’ of the entertainment industry Alok Nath thanked the veteran for being a great teacher.
Rest in eternal peace Sudha Shivpuri maam.You and Om Shivpuri sir were teacher’s&guides of great proportion.am blessed to be your student.
— Alok Nath (@aloknath) May 20, 2015
Actors like Tusshar Kapoor and Divya Dutta also expressed condolences with a ‘RIP’ message.