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Pushpa Joshi, Ajay Devgn's 'Raid' Co-Star, Dies At 86

Pushpa Joshi, Who Made Her Bollywood Debut With Ajay Devgn's Raid In 2018, Died On November 26 At The Age Of 86.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Pallavi Singh | Updated on: 29 Nov 2019, 04:31:26 PM
Pushpa Joshi Dies At 86.

Pushpa Joshi Dies At 86. (Photo Credit: Twitter)

New Delhi:

Pushpa Joshi, who made her Bollywood debut with Ajay Devgn's Raid in 2018, died on November 26 at the age of 86. She played the role of Saurabh Shukla's mother in the Raj Kumar directorial and received great reviews for her terrific performance. Director Raj Kumar Gupta expressed his grief on social media and said that watching her in Raid was one of the highlights of his career.

''Very sad to hear about the passing away of Pushpa Joshi ji. One of the highlights of my directing career was watching you perform in RAID. You were a live wire on and off the sets. Wherever you are you will be smiling and spreading happiness Dadi ji. We will miss you. RIP,'' Gupta wrote.

Casting director Shikha Pradeep also mourned Joshi’s loss. In a Facebook post, she wrote, ''The oldest debutant in Hindi cinema who at the age of 85 started her acting career with the movie Raid , played so many characters with such a ease be it in films or it is in tvcs (Fevikwik dadi) where I got a chance to cast her and many other different roles that everyone fell in love with her.''

A few months back, Kajol took to her social media account to share a video of the actress. Along with the video, she wrote, "Here comes Amma... you would want to take her home. #Raid."

According to reports, Pushpa Joshi was admitted to a hospital after she fell in her house. She breathed her last on November 26.

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First Published : 29 Nov 2019, 04:31:26 PM