Sadhna, The Actress Who Introduced The Pixie Cut In India Passed Away

Sadhna, the actress who introduced the pixie cut in India passed away

Sadhna Shivdasani

Beauty of the yesteryears, and famous for her pixie hairstyle, Sadhna Shivdasani died today. The 74 years old veteran actress was suffering from brief illness and she was admitted to a private hospital of Mumbai where her soul left the body. Sadhna was well known for her remarkable films like “Mera Saaya”, “Wo Kaun Thi”, “Love in Simla”, “Hum Dono”, “Ek Musafir Ek Hasina”, “Asli-Naqli”, “Mere Mehboob” and many more. She was a style icon and her famous pixie haircut is still popular as “Sadhna Cut” and she was often compared to Audrey Hepburn because they both had the similar fringe haircut on the forehead.

The sad news of her demise broke today morning through some close family friends. Her family friends and actors from her time including Helen and Wahida Rehman went to her place located in Mumbai Suburban to pay last respect to Sadhna. According to the family friends and sources, Sadhna was not well since many days and she was hospitalized because of the illness.

Sadhna was born in a Sindhi family in 1941 and her father named her after his favorite film actress of then period Sadhona Bose. Cousin sister of actress Babita Kapoor, Sadhna was sole child to her parents. In her early teens, she was spotted playing a role of chorus girl and that too in a very famous song “Mur mur ke na dekh” from Raj Kapoor’s film “Shree 420”. Later she debuted in a Sindhi Film, “Abana” which was the first Sindhi film.