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THE TIMES OF INDIA (May 15, 2012)
Fate’s cruel hands crushed Taruni Sachdev’s dreams on Monday when a 20-seater plane slammed into a cliff in Jomsom, western Nepal killing thirteen Indians and two crew members. The 14-year-old child actress was last seen in the Amitabh Bachchan starrer ‘Paa’. Her mother Geetha Sachdev also died in the crash.
Besides the Hindi blockbuster, Tarunai also featured in two Malayalam films, ‘Vellinakshatram‘ and ‘Sathyam‘. Her last TV outing was as a participant on Shah Rukh Khan’s quiz show ‘Kya Aap Paanchvi Pass Se Tez Hain?”. She had done many commercials including the popular Rasna ad.
As per the Indian embassy there were 21 people aboard out of which 16 were Indians. Those rescued included Sreekanth, aged between 35-40 years, and two girls – Sreevardhini (9) and Sreepada (6).
“The injured Indians are undergoing treatment at Manipal Hospital in Pokhara. The other 13 Indians are feared to be dead,” the embassy said in a statement.
Amitabh Bachchan has expressed shock over the death of child artist Taruni Sachdev, who played his school friend in Paa. “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 also expressed his grief over the sudden demise of the chid actor. “Shocked and very saddened to hear about the Nepal plane crash. Lost 1 of my cutest co-stars. Little Taruni Sachdev from Paa. More >