Popular Indian stage, film and television actress Sudha Shivpuri died on 20 May 2015 due to multiple organ failure at a suburban hospital in Andheri. She was 77.
Now, she is survived by her son Vineet and daughter Ritu, who is an actress. She was married to veteran bollywood actor Om Shivpuri, who passed away on 15 October 1990.
Shivpuri gained popularity for her role as Baa in television show Kyuki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, the longest running TV show of Ekta Kapoor.
She began her acting career at an early age in 1977 with Basu Chatterjee’s film Swami. She also acted in films like Hamari Bahu Alka, Insaaf Ka Tarazu, Vidhaata, Sawan Ko Aane Do, Burning Train, Maya Memsaab and Pinjar based on Amrita Pritam's famous partition novel. Her works in TV shows include Rajni, Kasamh Se, Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil, Sheeshe Ka Ghar, Waqt Ka Dariya, Daman, and others.
In 2009, Sudha Shivpuri was conferred with the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award.
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