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Veteran actress Vidya Sinha dies in Mumbai

Vidya Sinha died at a hospital in Mumbai on Thursday.

Veteran actress Vidya Sinha dies in Mumbai
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New Delhi: Veteran actress Vidya Sinha, best known for her films such as 'Chhoti Si Baat', 'Rajnigandha' and 'Pati Patni Aur Woh', died at a hospital in Mumbai on Thursday. She was 71. News agency ANI reported that she was admitted to a hospital in Juhu six days ago with heart and lung complications and was put on a ventilator.

Vidya Sinha had starred in films such as 'Rajnigandha' (her debut), 'Chhoti Se Baat', 'Pati Patni Aur Woh' and 'Safed Jhoot'. Her last Bollywood project was 2011's 'Bodyguard'. She had also been part of several TV shows - 'Kkavyanjali', 'Qubool Hai' and 'Kullfi Kumarr Bajewala' - to name a few. 

Her personal life had been troublesome. She first married her neighbour Venkateshwaran Iyer in 1968 and the couple adopted a daughter named Jhanvi in 1989. However, her husband died in 1996. Later, she married Netaji Bhimrao Salunke, but in 2009, Vidya filed a police complaint accusing him of domestic violence. They got divorced soon.