Amitabh Bachchan is shocked and saddened to lose his ‘school friend’, child artiste Taruni Sachdev. Sachdev, who played Bachchan’s friend in Paa, was among 13 Indians who died in Monday’s airplane crash in Nepal.
In a state of shock and disbelief, Bachchan tweeted, "Just reading that Taruni Sachdev the girl child artist in Paa, has perished in Nepal plane crash .. please god may this not be true."
Big B shot for Khuda Gawah at Jomsom, where the aircraft crashed, in western Nepal. "Jomsom, where the plane crash in Nepal took place is where we shotKhuda Gawah, a raw airfield and most difficult to land on," the 69-year-old actor further added.
Abhishek Bachchan also expressed his grief on the micro-blogging site writing, "SHOCKED and very saddened to hear about the Nepal plane crash. Lost one of my cutest co-stars. Little Taruni Sachdev from PAA. Speechless."
The 14-year-old deceased child artist had appeared in more than 50 commercials and had also appeared in many films and shows including Shah Rukh Khan‘s Kya Aap Paanchvi Pass Se Tez Hain?.