The 14-year-old's mother Geeta, who had accompanied her on the journey, also died in the crash.
Taruni had done over 50 commercials and also had a brief role in Amitabh Bachchan-starrer Paa. She was also one of the most sough-after
child stars in Southern films.
The Dornier 228 aircraft that crashed was on its way to the Muktinath temple in Nepal and had 21 people on board, out if which six passengers survived.
Photograph: Taruni Sachdev with Amitabh Bachchan in Paa