New Delhi, Jan 18 (UNI) Bollywood’s beloved grandmother known for her iconic role in Devdas, Ava Mukherjee has passed away in Mumbai, trade sources said on Thursday. She was 88 years old. The cause of the death of Ava Mukherjee , who passed away at Mumbai on Monday night, is not known yet.
Ava Mukherji has acted in Bengali films since the 60s, she gained popularity in Hindi cinema with films like ‘Devdas’ and ‘Darna Zaroori Hai’ in which she played the role of grandmother. She played the lead role as a grandmother-sleuth in the Bollywood film ‘Detective Nani’ which was directed by her daughter Romilla Mukherjee.