Published: Mon, May 28, 2018
Life&Culture | By Sue Mclaughlin

`Pakeezah` actor Geeta Kapoor dies in old age home

`Pakeezah` actor Geeta Kapoor dies in old age home

Pakeezah actress Geeta Kapoor, who breathed her last on Saturday, was cremated by her daughter and sisters late Sunday night.

Her body will be kept at Cooper Hospital Vileparle for two days hoping her Children to come and atleast do the last rites Otherwise We wl do our best to bid her a dignified good bye. Her son Raja is a choreographer and her daughter Pooja is an air hostess. The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) member, who paid Geeta Kapoor's hospital bills past year, wrote: "We tried our best to keep her healthy but her wait for her son and daughter made her weaker day by day".

Geeta Kapor had been waiting to see her children since past year.

The producer said, "Geeta ji finally passed away, we tried our level best to care for her, but she finally gave up".

The portal further informs that Geeta Kapoor's daughter claims that she was unaware of her mother's plight, despite the fact that the heartbreaking news of her brother abandoning her mother grabbed major eyeballs and also got a lot of media attention.

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In April 2017, the yesteryear actor's son Raja, had brought her to SRV Hospital in suburban Goregaon to treat her fluctuating blood pressure.

She longed very much to see her children since then, but they never came and she kept getting weaker with passing time, and finally passed away on Saturday, said Pandit. Even though Dr. Tripathi, Old Age Home sisters, #ArchanaShourie & I requested them to inform us so that we, who stood by her pain, are part of her last journey.

Pandit was one of those who helped clear the dues, along with "Race 3" producer Ramesh Taurani, after which she was shifted to an old age home. In the film, released in 1972, Geeta played Rajkumar's second wife.

She had once complained of ill-treatment meted out by her son, including not giving her food regularly.

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