Friday, 18 January 2013

Actress Sophiya Haque passes away in London

Sophiya Haque passes away Actress Sophiya Haque passes away in LondonThe multi-talented British Asian actress, singer and host Sophiya Haque has reportedly passed away.
She was well known for her roles in West End productions like ‘Bombay Dreams’, ‘The Far Pavilions’, ‘Wah Wah Girls’. She also starred in ‘Coronation Street’ as ‘Poppy’ in 2008. Prior to the soap, she appeared with Denise Van Outen in the BBC’s ‘Fairy Tales’ series.
Haque also performed a dance sequence in the film ‘Khoobsurat’ (1999) and has hosted shows for MTV India and Channel V.
Haque was diagnosed with cancer a few weeks ago and died in her sleep on 16th January.
The news of her demise was first tweeted by one of her close friends. Soon, several celebrities expressed shock and grief over her untimely demise on the micro blogging site.
Pooja Bhatt: Tragic news about Sophiya Haque. One of the most gorgeous women to have walked this planet… Shine on where-ever it is you now are luv…(sic)
Derek O’Brien: Sophia Haque was my guest on the Bournvita Quiz Contest in the mid 1990s… Vivacious,sexy,articulate.Gone too soon(sic)
Lisa Ray: RIP Sophia Haque, my beautiful, vivacious old friend. (sic)
Vishal Dadlani: RIP Sophiya Haque, who along with Danny McGill + Nonie, started a revolution as India’s first VJ’s on MTV.They were proper megastars in ’93. (sic)
R Madhavan: RIP..Sophiya Haque, 1 of early VJ’s in MTV, Cadbury model.Cannot forget her in “September Madathil in Alaipayuthe.Shocked and Saddened.(sic)
Kabir Bedi: Saddened by the passing of Sophiya Haque, friend & talented actress, who I acted with in “Far Pavilions”, London West End.(sic)

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