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Preeti Ganguly

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Death: Died
Cause of death: Cardiac Arrest
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Daughter of Ashok Kumar and Shobha Devi Ganguly
Sister of <private> Ganguly; <private> Ganguly and <private> Jaffrey (Ganguly)

Occupation: Hindi Movie Actresses
Managed by: Anilkumar Nair Puthalath
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About Preeti Ganguly

Preeti Ganguly (born May 17, 1953, died December 2, 2012) was an Indian actress who played several comic roles in Hindi movies in the 1970s and 1980s. She was the daughter of veteran Indian actor Ashok Kumar, and part of the Ganguly family.[1][2] She is best known for her comic role as Freni Sethna, the die-hard Amitabh Bachchan fan in Basu Chatterjee's Khatta Meetha (1978) (tr. Sweet and Sour).[3] After she lost some 50 kg, her film roles dwindled and later in 1993, she started an acting school named after her father, 'Ashok Kumar's Academy of Dramatic Arts' in Mumbai, where he also took film appreciation classes. Years later, she appeared in Emraan Hashmi starrer, Aashiq Banaya Aapne (2005).[4] Deven Verma is her brother-in-law, who is married to her elder sister Rupa Ganguly, who didn't join films.[5] Her brother Aroop Ganguly also never joined films [6] Singer Kishore Kumar, and actor Anoop Kumar are her uncles and her aunt is Sati Devi, married to Sashadhar Mukherjee (brother of Subodh Mukherjee) of the Mukherjee-Samarth family. Preeti died of a cardiac arrest in Bombay (Mumbai) on December 2, 2012

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Preeti Ganguly's Timeline

1953
May 17, 1953
2012
December 2, 2012
Age 59
December 3, 2012
Age 59