Parichay actress Siddharth Gita Kak dies

Gita Kak

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Siddharth Gita Kak who is known for her debut performance in Parichay is no more.

Gita died on December 14 in Mumbai.

The actress was best-known for her role in MS Sathyu’s 1973 classic Garm Hava. While Sathyu’s effort won a National Award as Best Feature Film on National Integration, she received a souvenir at the ceremony for her role of Amina in the film.

Siddharth Gita Kak debuted in Gulzar’s 1972 film, Parichay, which had Jeetendra and Jaya Bhaduri as her co-actors.

Gita was a familiar face on the Bollywood screen of the seventies and eighties, featuring in films such as SholayTrishulDisco DancerRam Teri Ganga MailiNoorieaDesh PremeeDance DanceKasam Paida Karne Wale KiShaukeenArthEk Chadar Maili SiGaman and Doosra Aadmi.

She married television host-producer and documentary filmmaker Siddharth Kak. Siddharth hosted the popular TV show Surabhi, aired on Doordarshan from 1990 to 2001. Siddharth Gita Kak was an art director on the show.

Gita and Siddharth Kak’s daughter Antara is a documentary filmmaker.

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