On Tuesday, veteran Bollywood actress and Marathi theatre personality Ashalata Wabgaonkar passed away at the age of 79. She died due to COVID-19 complications. She had tested positive for the virus during the shoot of a mythological Marathi serial – “Aai Majhi Kalubai”. She was later rushed to the hospital for critical illness. Ashalata Ji has worked in many iconic Hindi films like Apne Paraye, Woh 7 Din, Namak Halaal, Yaadon Ki Kasam and Shaukeen. Bollywood stars like Renuka Shahane, Shabana Azmi and Anil Kapoor paid tribute to her on Twitter.