Veteran actor Rita Bhaduri passed away on July 17, Tuesday morning after fighting kidney-related ailment for many days. She was admitted at an ICU for the past 10 days in Mumbai but got cardiac arrest at about 1.45 am. The 62-year-old actress was last seen in Star Bharat’s TV show Nimki Mukhiya as Imarti Devi. Also Read - Nimki Mukhiya Actress Garima Vikrant Singh Remembers Co-Star Rita Bhaduri, Shares Emotional Post

Actor Shishir Sharma confirmed the news by posting on Facebook, “We deeply regret to inform you that Reeta Bhaduri has departed for her journey beyond. The funeral rites will be held on 17th July, Tuesday 12 noon at the Cremation Ground, Parsi Wada Road, Parshiwada, Chakala, Andheri East Extremely sad.. lost a wonderful human being .. a mother to many of us.. will miss u Ma.” Also Read - Shabana Azmi Remembers Her FTII Batchmate Rita Bhaduri, Reveals The Late Actress Was In 'Excruciating Pain'

Rita has worked in many TV shows, including Sarabhai Vs Sarabhai, Kumkum and Amanat. Her films credit included Hero No 1, Virasat, Raja, Julie, Beta, Dil Vil Pyar Vyar and many other films. She was from the 1973 batch of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune and her batch included actress, Zarina Wahab. Also Read - Nimki Mukhiya Actress Rita Bhaduri Passes Away at 62 Following a Kidney Ailment