Pushpa Joshi Aka ‘Swag Wali Dadi’ From Ajay Devgn’s Raid Passes Away At 85

Pushpa Joshi, who played Saurabh Shukla’s mother in Ajay Devgn led Raid, has passed away. She was 85

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Pushpa Joshi Aka ‘Swag Wali Dadi’ From Ajay Devgn’s Raid Passes Away At 85

Pushpa Joshi better known as Swag Wali Dadi and Fevikwik Dadi has passed away. She was 85. Pushpa, who made her Bollywood debut with Ajay Devgn, Ileana D’Cruz and Saurabh Shukla starrer Raid, breathed her last on November 26. She had played the role of Saurabh Shukla’s mother in the film. Raid director Raj Kumar Gupta took to his Twitter handle to grieve her demise. She was cast in Raid after makers noticed her in a short film Zaayka.

Raj posted a picture of him with Pushpa Joshi and wrote in the caption, “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.” (ALSO READ: Raid Weekend Box-Office Collection: Ajay Devgn's Crime Thriller Makes Rs 41.01 Crore)

Casting director Shikha Pradeep took to Facebook to mourn the loss. Posting the picture, he 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. On 26th Nov’19 she breathed her last, we lost this shining star forever Farewell Pushpaji, Rest in peace”

Rest In Peace!

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