By Hindustan Times
Yesteryear actress Achala Sachdev, who featured in the popular song Ae Meri Zohra Jabeen from the film Waqt, has died following a prolonged illness. She was 88. For the last seven months, the actress was bed-ridden at the Poona Hospital and Research Centre (PHRC), Pune. "She passed away due to respiratory failure at 5.30pm yesterday. She was bed-ridden for about six months after she suffered a cerebrovascular (brain attack)," said Sachdev's physician Vinod Shah, who tended to her for more than seven months, told PTI.
Sachdev is survived by son Jytoin, who is in the US and would be going to Pune for the last rites, Shah said.
Sachdev, who was staying in Pune for several years, had broken her leg after she fell down in her house about six months ago.
She was treated but four days later she suffered