Veteran actor Rita Bhaduri died late on 16 July 2018 night after fighting a kidney-related ailment for many days; she was 62. The late actor died at Sujoy Hospital in suburban Juhu, Mumbai where she was admitted for last to weeks. The popular character actor who has worked in both films and TV was still active and was playing the grandmother’s role in Star Bharat’s Nimki Mukhiya. Rita’s funeral will take place at Andheri in Mumbai on 17 July 2018 afternoon.
She was suffering from a kidney ailment and organs had become weak. She passed away due to cardiac arrest at about 1.45 am. She died at around 1.30 a.m. and her family members took her body from the hospital at around 4 a.m. Rita was reportedly suffering from kidney ailment was undergoing dialysis every alternate day. She was admitted at an ICU for the past 10 days. Earlier, actor Amit Behl had confirmed that the actor was admitted in Mumbai’s Sujay hospital for many days and was getting support from CINTAA members.
The actor was often confused with Rita Bhaduri, actor Jaya Bhaduri’s sister. It has been so many years but people still are confused that we have a connection. But it is fine, I am used to it. Rita has worked in over 20 TV shows, including Sarabhai Vs Sarabhai, Kumkum, and Amanat. Her films credit included Raja, Julie, Beta, Hero No 1, Virasat and many more. She was from the 1973 batch of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune and her batch included actress, Zarina Wahab.