Remembering Divya Bharti on her 26th Death Anniversary

Actress Divya Bharti

New Delhi: Undoubtedly, the Bollywood industry is ruled by Deepika, Alia, Kareena and other queens, however, the grace and beauty of 90s heroines is still unmatched and incomparable. On the 26th death anniversary of a young and gorgeous heroine of 90s, Divya Bharti, let’s take you down the memory lane to know her a little better:

Born in 1974, this beautiful actress made her entry in the glamour world in 1988 and soon entered Bollywood by 1992. Married to film producer and director Sajid Nadiadwala, Divya Bharti gave some of the high grossing and hit films in her short tenure. Known for her immense beauty and acting skills, the actress left the world at the age of 19 on 5th April 1993. According to her then-husband, Divya changed her religion to Islam and wanted to share her news of marriage with everybody. In his statement, Sajid said “I wanted to keep the marriage a secret so as to protect her film career. I regret my decision.”

Talking about her death, the actress died suddenly after falling from the 5th floor of her building. What exactly happened on that day is still a mystery but according to the police she fell from her apartment in Versova around 11 pm. However, there are some speculations which say that she was murdered that night and then the whole incident was made an accident to keep the media away.

Divya Bharti gave many hit films with Govinda. Once the actor revealed that he cried a lot when he heard the news of her death and broke down when he saw her body wrapped in red lehenga going for last rituals.