Veteran actress and Shah Rukh Khan’s on-screen granddaughter from the film Devdas, Ava Mukherjee passed away on January 15 at the age of 88 in Mumbai.
The late actress had worked in many films and commercials. She also did a lot of Bengali films. She made her debut in the film world in the year 1966 with a Bengali film Ram Dhakka.
She also acted in films such as Darna Zaroori Hai, Detective Naani, The Firm Land. Apart from her films, Ava was a known face in the world of commercials. Her most popular commercial was for the Himalaya Drug company.
Her role of Shah Rukh Khan’s grandmother in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Devdas is still remembered.
She has contributed to Hindi film industry and her death is a loss to the Indian film industry.
May her soul rest in peace!