New Delhi: Filmmaker Karan Johar has paid homage to the late veteran actress Sadhana and says her legacy of “beauty, poise and grace will live on forever”.
Sadhana, who has worked in films like “Mera Saaya”, “Ek Musafir Ek Hasina”, “Hum Dono” and “Ek Phool Do Mali”, died here on Friday after a long battle with cancer, a family friend said. She was 74.
Karan, who is related to the late actress, took to Twitter to pay homage to the actress. “RIP Sadhana aunty…Your legacy of beauty,poise and utmost grace…will live on forever,” he tweeted.
RIP Sadhana aunty…Your legacy of beauty,poise and utmost grace….will live on forever… pic.twitter.com/XkQTCjdN6k
— Karan Johar (@karanjohar) December 25, 2015
The 43-year-old filmmaker also shared a black and white photograph of Sadhana, who is survived by her foster daughter.
The cremation ceremony of the actress will take place on Saturday, according to reports.
Meanwhile, fans, admirers and Bollywood celebrities took to social media to express their grief. Anushka Sharma: Lag jaa gale ki phir ye haseen raat ho na ho ….. RIP Sadhna
Lag jaa gale ki phir ye haseen raat ho na ho ….. RIP Sadhna
Anushka Sharma (@AnushkaSharma) December 25, 2015
Madhur Bhandarkar: RIP #Sadhna ji, u will always be immortalise in #IndianCinema with ur song #LagJaGale on silver screen and ur famous hairstyle #SadhnaCut
Madhur Bhandarkar (@imbhandarkar) December 25, 2015
Kumar Vishvas: RIP my childhood orientation of Beauty n also a first Screen crush Respected Sadhna JI.Homage
RIP my childhood orientation of Beauty n also a first Screen crush Respected Sadhna JI.Homage pic.twitter.com/cxUH1Vs11D
Dr Kumar Vishvas (@DrKumarVishwas) December 25, 2015