Kiran Bala Sachdev better known by her stage name Tabbassuma passed away. The veteran actress began her career as child actor Baby Tabassum in 1947.
The legendary actress passed away at the age of 78 at a hospital in Mumbai. On Friday night, she suffered her first heart attack at 8:40 pm and just another at 8:42 pm.
The actress had been complaining of ill health for the last few days and was thus admitted to a hospital in Mumbai.
She was discharged after some days but returned to the hospital on Friday night. It was then that she had two cardiac arrests within a span of 2 minutes.
According to Tabassum’s son Hoshang Govil, it was his mother’s wish that no one is told about her death until her last rites had been performed.
Her last rites were performed in Mumbai today.