Veteran actress Sulabha Deshpande passes away

Published on 4 Jun 2016 3:29 PM GMT
Veteran actress Sulabha Deshpande passes away
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Mumbai: Veteran Bollywood actor Sulabha Deshpande breathed her last on Saturday at her Mumbai residence. She was 79.

Sulabha, a noted theatre artist, had acted in numerous Marathi, Hindi films and television shows. Sulabha Deshpande, author-director Vijay Tendulkar along with Vijaya Mehta, Shriam Lagoo and Sulabha’s husband Arvind Deshpande were the initiators of the experimental theatre movement of the 1960s and 1970s.

Sulabha Deshpande is known for her roles in prominent films like "Bhumika", "Gaman", "Albert Pinto Ko Gussa Kyo Aata Hai", "Vijeta", "Virasat", "English Vinglish", and "Arvind Desai Ki Ajeeb Dastan".

On stage, she acted in Marathi plays like "Shantata! Court Chalu Aahe", "Sakharam Binder", "Baba Harvale Aahet", among many others.

On television, she appeared in daily soaps like "Rishtey", "Badalte Rishte", "Tanha" and "Mrs. Tendulkar" among others.

Sulabha was also the co-founder of 'Awishkar', a theatre group and its kids wing 'Chandrashala' which imparts training and performs professional children's theatre.

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