Remembering Seema Deo: Bollywood Mourns the Loss of a Versatile Actress
Renowned actress Seema Deo, best known for her iconic role as the sister-in-law in Amitabh Bachchan’s movie ‘Anand,’ has passed away at the age of 80. Her demise has left the Bollywood industry in deep sorrow, as she battled various illnesses, including Alzheimer’s disease, in her later years.
Seema Deo, who resided in Mumbai with her son, was a beloved figure in the entertainment world. She had tied the knot with Ramesh Deo, a celebrated actor himself. Ramesh Deo, unfortunately, succumbed to a heart attack a few years back. Seema Deo’s contribution to numerous television serials and films had garnered her a significant fan following. Her son, Abhinav Deo, is the director of the acclaimed film ‘Delhi Belly,’ while her other son, Ajinkya Deo, has established himself as a prominent Marathi actor.
In the classic film ‘Anand,’ Seema Deo portrayed a pivotal character alongside actors Rajesh Khanna and Amitabh Bachchan. Her on-screen presence and impeccable acting skills captured the audience’s hearts. Amitabh Bachchan’s endearing reference to her as “bhabhi” in the film further endeared her to the viewers.
Seema Deo’s illustrious career spanned over 80 films, not only in Hindi but also in Marathi cinema. Starting her journey with the film ‘Miyan Biwi Razi’ in 1960, she graced the silver screen with her talent in movies such as ‘Bhabhi Ki Choodiyan,’ ‘Das Lakh Koshish,’ ‘Kora Kagaz,’ ‘Sansar,’ and ‘Sunehra Sansar.’
As the news of her passing resonates throughout the film industry, fans and colleagues alike pay their heartfelt tributes to the talented actress who has left an indelible mark on Indian cinema. Seema Deo’s legacy will continue to inspire aspiring actors and filmmakers for generations to come.