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Veteran Actress Charu Rohatgi of Ishaqzaade Fame, Passes Away

Charu Rohatgi Parineeti Chopra
Written by Poorva Tamhane
Actor Charu Rohatgi who was best known for her role as Parineeti Chopra’s mother in Ishaqzaade, has passed away. Reports suggest she had suffered a cardiac arrest on Monday morning.

Apart from Ishaqzaade she was seen in movies like 1920 London, Second Marriage Dot Com and 15 Park Avenue. The veteran actor has also starred in TV shows like Uttaran, Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon, Trideviyaan and Pratigya.

Bollywood celebrities who worked with her took to Twitter to express their sorrow, Parineeti Chopra Tweeted,

“RIP Charu Rohatgi ma’am. You were the most loving mother in Ishaqzaade and an amazing woman to work with. May your family have the strength to cope with this loss. Will never forget you!!!”

Arjun Kapoor who also starred in Ishaqzaade Tweeted,

“RIP Charu Rohatgi ma’am. Your presence in Ishaqzaade will always be recalled fondly. My prayers & strength to the family to deal with this loss.”

Masaan movie actor Vicky Kaushal who recently worked with Charu also Tweeted,

“I recently had the wonderful opportunity of working with Charu Rohatgi ji and her sudden demise deeply saddens me. My condolences to her family. Always going to hold on to your kind words and blessings. RIP Charu Ma’am.”

A report has quoted a source close to the actor saying that perhaps stress could be the reason for her cardiac arrest as she was shooting till the wee hours of the morning, until 3am.

The final rites of the actor will take place today after the rest of her family arrives from different cities. They are to take place at Shiv Dham in Mumbai’s Goregaon East.

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