News|May 15, 2012 11:35 am

Child artist Taruni Sachdev passes away in a plane crash

Taruni Sachdev, Child artist who co-starred Big-b in award winning movie “Paa” passed away in a plane crash in Nepal last Monday.

14 Years old Taruni was one among the 13 Indians who were killed in the crash; Taruni was accompanied by her mother Geeta Sachdev who also became the victim of the crash.

The airport authorities confirmed that Taruni and her mother were on the Dronier aircraft owned by Private Agni Air and was carrying 18 Passengers.
Taruni’s co-star Amitabh Bachchan tweeted after hearing the sad news:

“Just reading that Taruni Sachdev the girl child artist in Paa, has perished in Nepal plane crash, please God may this not be true.”

Even Abhishek Bachchan tweeted, 

SHOCKED and very saddened to hear about the Nepal plane crash. Lost 1 of my cutest co-stars. Little Taruni Sachdev from PAA. Speechless.

Apart from “Paa” Taruni also acted in two Malyalam films, Vellinakshatram (2004) and Sathyam (2004). She also appeared in SRK’s Show, “Kya Aap Paanchvi Paas Se Tez Hain?”
May Taruni and her Mother’s soul rest in peace.