Bharati Jaffrey Death: Thespian Bollywood Actor Ashok Kumar’s Daughter Kanwaljit Singh’s Mother-In-Law Dies!

| 21-09-2022 1:57 PM 7

Bollywood’s veteran thespian Ashok Kumar’s daughter, who was also the wife of actor Kanwaljit Singh is no more!

Bharati Jaffrey Dies: Bharti Jaffrey, daughter of veteran actor Ashok Kumar, died on 20 September 2022. Even though her age and cause of death were not revealed, Bharti was suffering from prolonged illness. Actress and filmmaker Nandita Das have shared this information on her social media platform. 


Bharati’s son-in-law and actor Kanwaljit Singh shared the news of Bharti Jaffrey's death on social media. With this, he shared some pictures with Bharti, writing an emotional note saying, “Our beloved *Bharat jaffrey*, Daughter, Sister, Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Aunt, Neighbhour, Friend and inspiration has departed us today 20 Sep. We will bring her home at 1.30 pm today for her final goodbye at 403 Ashok Kumar Towers, 47 Union Park, Chembur 71, and thereafter cremate her at Cherai Crematorium, Chembur Camp. ।।ओम शान्ती।।“

Bharti Jaffrey has acted in a few films like 'Hazaar Chaurasi Ki Maa' (1998), 'Saans' (1999), 'Daman: Victim of Marital Violence' (2001). She was married to Hamid Jaffreyw who was also the brother of actor Saeed Jaffrey. 

Her daughter Anuradha Patel was married to actor Kanwaljit Singh. Roopa Verma, Preeti Ganguly, and Arup Ganguly were her siblings. In fact, Bollywood actress Kiara Advani is also related to her. 

Thespian Ashok Kumar died on December 10, 2001. Often called the 1st Superstar of Bollywood, Dadamoni gained cult status in Indian cinema and was a beloved character actor.

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