achala sachdev

Yesteryear actress Achala Sachdev, who featured in the popular song Ae Meri Zohra Jabeen from the film Waqt, has died following a prolonged illness. She was 88.

For the last seven months, the actress was bed-ridden at the Poona Hospital and Research Centre (PHRC), Pune.

“She passed away due to respiratory failure at 5.30pm yesterday. She was bed-ridden for about six months after she suffered a cerebrovascular (brain attack),” said Sachdev’s physician Vinod Shah, who tended to her for more than seven months.