Garam Hawa Actress Gita Siddharth passes away in Mumbai
Gita Siddharth died in the evening on 14th December
Popular actress Gita Siddharth Kak passed away in the evening of December 14 in Mumbai. The actress who was known for her role in M.S. Sathyu’s 1973 classics Garam Hawa breathed her last yesterday evening in Mumbai. Though through the Sathyu’s effort bagged a National Award as Best Feature Film on National Integration, it was her who had received a souvenir at the ceremony for her role of Amina in the film. The screenplay of this film was co-written by Kaifi Azmi.
Gita had marked her debut in Gulzar’s 1972 film Parichay that starred Jeetendra as well as Jaya Bhaduri. Also, the actress was a known face on the Bollywood screen of the seventies and eighties where she featured in the films such as ‘Sholay’, ‘Trishul’, ‘Disco Dancer’, ‘Ram Teri Ganga Maili’, ‘Noorie’, ‘Desh Premee’, ‘Dance Dance’, ‘Kasam Paida Karne Wale Ki’, ‘Shaukeen’, ‘Arth’, ‘Mandi’, ‘Ek Chadar Maili Si’, ‘Gaman’ as well as ‘Doosra Aadmi’.
For the unversed, she was married to television host-producer and documentary filmmaker Siddharth Kak who is significantly known for his popular TV culture magazine, “Surabhi”, which basically aired on Doordarshan from the year 1990 to 2001 where Gita was actually an art director on the famous show.
Siddhath Kak’s and Gita’s daughter is also a documentary filmmaker. Besides that, outside her life as an actress, Gita was recognized for her social work. However, It is not known as of yet behind the real reason behind veteran actor Gita Siddharth Kak’s death.