Kamasutra 3D actress Saira Khan dies of heart attack
MUMBAI: Indian film actress Saira Khan died of heard attack on Sunday, India Today reported.
The actress had played the lead role in Bollywood film Kamasutra 3D which was directed by Rupesh Paul.
In a statement, filmmaker Rupesh Paul said, “I found out about the news and was shocked.” At the same time, he said that Saira deserves to his recognised.
“Later to see nobody and nowhere it was even reported was even more shocking. She deserved to be recognised for her performance and to remain unknown even after the brilliance she had is even more hurtful. It’s a mourning time for us and I hope she rests in peace,” he said.
“It was difficult for Saira to sign the film because she came from a very conservative Muslim family and to make a debut with such a bold film after all the fuss in the media about it was in itself challenging. It took us months to finally get her on board but the wait was worth it as nobody else could’ve done justice to the movie unlike her,” said Rupesh Paul.