Rajesh Khanna's co-star Anita Sinha of 'Roti' fame passes away


Veteran actress Anita Sinha, who is remembered for her role alongside Rajesh Khanna, passed away earlier today. The two worked in Manmohan Desai's 1974 directorial Roti. She started her career as a junior artiste and later she also worked in many films as a body double for other popular actresses.

The late actress breathed her last in a suburban hospital in Siddharth Nagar. However, her neighbours said that she was healthy and fit until the end. The people around her addressed her as 'Mata Ji'. Her mortal remains will be taken to Motilaal Nagar later this afternoon.

Her father, a Lucknowi Bengali, was a close companion to singer Kishore Kumar. She remained unwed, though had adopted a boy as her son. He will be present today during the actress' last rites.