Veteran actress Sulochana Latkar passes away at 94
Veteran actress Sulochana Latkar has passed away at the age of 94. She has been a part of 300 films, including Hindi and Marathi. Some of her popular films include Ab Dilli Dur Nahin, Sujata, Aaye Din Bahar Ke, Dil Deke Dekho, Aasha, and Majboor, Nai Roshni, Aayi Milan Ki Bela, Gora Aur Kala, Devar, Bandini amongst others.
In Bollywood, the actor largely played on-screen mother to lead stars of the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s including Sunil Dutt, Dev Anand, Rajesh Khanna, Dilip Kumar, and Amitabh Bachchan. She featured in Hindi blockbuster hits such as “Heera”, “Reshma Aur Shera”, “Jaani Dushman”, “Jab Pyar Kisise Hota Hai”, “Jhonny Mera Naam”, “Kati Patang”, Mere Jeevan Saathi”, “Prem Nagar”, and “Bhola Bhala”.
Awards and honours
Sulochana Latkar was awarded the Padma Shri Award in 1999 and the prestigious Maharashtra Bhushan Award in 2009 from the Government of Maharashtra. She was the recipient of the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award at the Filmfare Awards Marathi last year for her outstanding contribution to Marathi cinema. She was also a recipient Chitrabhushan award.
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