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Child star Taruni Sachdev passes away in Nepal plane crash

May 15, 2012 10:30 IST
A scene from PaaIndian child actor Taruni Sachdev, better known as the 'I Love You Rasna' girl, was among the 13 Indians killed in the Monday morning Nepal plane crash.

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
Rediff Entertainment Bureau