- Sulabha Deshpande died at her home on June 4 in Mumbai
- Sulabha Deshpande is admired for movies like Bhumika, English Vinglish
- "You will be missed. Thank u for everything," wrote Riteish Deshmukh
Here's what celebs tweeted to express their grief:
RIP. Sulbha Deshpande. Worked with both her and her late husband Arvind Deshpande in the film "Duniya" pic.twitter.com/bQJzivUQTl— Rains!Where are you? (@chintskap) June 4, 2016
Bahut acchi Abhinetri Sulabha Deshpande ji aaj hamare bich nahi rahi. Mujhe bahut dukh hai,unke (cont) https://t.co/b6hz7TClQL— Lata Mangeshkar (@mangeshkarlata) June 4, 2016
Sad to know about the demise of Sulabha Deshpandeji. What a lovely, warm person and wonderful actress! Also RIP boxing legend Muhammad Ali.— Madhuri Dixit-Nene (@MadhuriDixit) June 4, 2016
Day of colossal losses. RIP Mohammad Ali, Sasha Shulgin and Sulabha Deshpande :(— RichaChadha (@RichaChadha_) June 4, 2016
RIP Sulbha Deshpande Ji - you will be missed .. Thank u for everything ... Condolences to the family. https://t.co/ULBm631UgL— Riteish Deshmukh (@Riteishd) June 4, 2016
Oh really? Magnificent presence. Her Union with Arvind Deshpande ji today after 27 years..RIP Sulabha Deshpande ji. https://t.co/NqB53p3WSS— Sonu Nigam (@sonunigam) June 4, 2016
Sad to hear about Sulabha Deshpande. Will always be remembered for her immense Contribution to Marathi theatre & Hindi Cinema. #RIP— Madhur Bhandarkar (@imbhandarkar) June 4, 2016
The last rites of Ms Deshpande, who died at her home in Mumbai, takes place on Sunday.
The actress, who was 79, is admired for several films including Bhumika, Arvind Desai Ki Ajeeb Dastaan and English Vinglish as well as many TV serials and plays.
Ms Deshpande acted in scores of movies, mainly in the roles of a mother or a grandmother, in both Hindi and Marathi films. She also featured in key roles in several TV serials and Marathi theatre.