Actor Bharti Jaffery, daughter of cinema icon Ashok Kumar, has died, her son-in-law and actor Kanwaljit Singh confirmed. In a social media post, Singh, who is married to Jaffery’s actor-daughter Anuradha Patel, said the veteran died on Tuesday.
“Our beloved Bharti Jaffery, daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, aunt, neighbour, friend and inspiration has departed today 20 Sep (sic),” Kanwaljit Singh wrote on Instagram as he shared pictures with Jaffery.
The cause of her death and age could not be immediately confirmed.
Bharti Jaffery’s film credits included the 2001 Kalpana Lajmi directorial Daman: A Victim of Marital Violence, starring Raveena Tandon, and the popular 1990s TV show Saans, in which she starred with Neena Gupta and son-in-law Kanwaljit Singh.
In his post, Singh said Jaffery was cremated at Cherai Crematorium, Chembur Camp in Mumbai.
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