Yesteryear actress Vidya Sinha breathed her last today (15th August) in Bombay. She passed away at Criticare Hospital at Juhu in Bombay where she had been admitted last week for lung infection. She had been put on a respirator. She was 71 years old.

Among the films Vidya Sinha had acted in were Pati Patni Aur Woh, Rajnigandha, Chhoti Si Baat, Mukti,Karm and Saboot. She was quite a regular face in television serials in recent times. At the time of her demise, she was working in TV serial Kulfi Kumar Bajewala on Star Plus. She had recently resumed work on the serial after a fairly long absence due to ill-health. She again fell ill, this time seriously, last week and had to be hospitalised. She never returned from the hospital.