Actress Manorama was bitter about Bollywood shunning her: Deepa Mehta

By Subhash K. Jha

Mumbai, Feb 19 (IANS) Actress Manorama, who was known for her comic and negative roles, was bitter with Bollywood for shunning her in her later years but would still say "god is great", says director Deepa Mehta.

Mehta was shocked when she got to know that Manorama had passed away Feb 15.

"Is she really gone? I didn't even know. Nobody told me," Mehta told IANS.

"Manorama was so well-spoken, erudite and very intelligent. Sometimes she used to get bitter about how Bollywood shunned her in her later years. But most of the time she'd say, 'God is great. Deepa, never forget