'Pakeezah' Actress Geeta Kapoor Dies in Old Age Home After Being Abandoned by Her Children
Geeta Kapoor passed away on Saturday and didn't have anyone from her family by her side
Almost a year ago, we had reported news of a 58-year-old former actress, Geeta Kapoor who did a small role in the cult classic Pakeezah and several other films, being unwell and in need for help.
After being abandoned by her son, a choreographer, for over a year, the actress breathed her last on Saturday morning (May 26th) at an old age home. It was reported that filmmakers Ashoke Pandit and Ramesh Taurani were paying for her care till the very end. Speaking to Indian Express, Pandit confirmed that the actor passed away on Saturday morning at SRV Hospital in Mumbai. “Geeta ji finally passed away, we tried our level best to care for her, but she finally gave up. She kept waiting for her children for last one full year, but no one came to meet her,” the former CBFC member said.
Filmmaker Ashoke Pandit tweeted:
RIP Geeta Kapoor