Exclusive! Ashok Saraf on the demise of Ashalata Wabgaonkar: I have lost my godsister

Veteran actress Ashalata Wabgaonkar’s demise has left the entire Marathi entertainment industry in shock. Wabgaonkar passed away this morning at a hospital in Satara while undergoing treatment for COVID-19.

Friends and family of the beloved veteran actress Ashalata have been expressing their grief since then and among them is Marathi and Bollywood cinema’s comedy king Ashok Saraf.

The ‘Shentimental’ star, who has shared screen space with the veteran actress Ashalata Wabgaonkar in several shows and movies like ‘Gammat Jammat’ and many more.

Expressing his grief, Saraf said ” We made out debut together in Marathi entertainment industry. She played a lead role and was also honoured with the best actress award in Maharashtra State Competition for her debut. We both took training under Fimmaker Gopinath Savkar. Savkar was our guru and Ashalata is like my god sister. So, I have lost my godsister today”

Meanwhile, on the work front, Saraf’s last released Marathi film ‘Prawaas’ did well at the box-office. He played a key role in the film opposite Padmini Kolhapure.