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Wednesday, June 4 1997

Veteran Marathi actress dead

UNITED NEWS OF INDIA

MUMBAI, June 3: Veteran Marathi film and stage actress, Meenakshi Shirodkar (81) who stunned the traditional Marathi audience by appearing in a swimsuit in master Vinayak's classic film Brahmachari passed away in a private hospital here last night. Family sources said Meenakshi broke her backbone and was operated upon two weeks ago. On Sunday her condition worsened, and she was admitted to a private hospital where she breathed her last. She is survived by a son, daughter-in-law, well-known model and Miss India 1993 Namrata Shirodkar and actress Shilpa Shirodkar are her grand daughters.

Copyright © 1997 Indian Express Newspapers (Bombay) Ltd.

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