VJ Sophiya Haque passes away

Last Updated: Thu, Jan 17, 2013 13:00 hrs

The beautiful face of Channel V in the 1990s, the actress who danced away without a worry in Mani Ratnam's Alaipayuthe, is no more.

The actress/VJ was suffering from cancer and passed away peacefully at her home in London.

Her friends from Bollywood took to twitter to pay tribute. Here are a few.

VISHAL DADLANI ‏@V1SH4L: Life is short, so fickle. RIP Sophiya Haque, you beautiful spirit. People, hold your loved ones close, tell 'em you love them everyday!

Asjad Nazir ‏@asjadnazir: With a deep sense of sorrow, heartbreak & loss, I want to let you know my dear friend Sophiya Haque has passed away :-( #RIP #SophiyaHaque

Channel V India ‏@ChannelvIndia: V expresses grief and sorrow over the passing away of our former VJ Sophiya Haque.

Pooja Bhatt ‏@PoojaB1972: Tragic news about Sophiya Haque. One of the most gorgeous women to have walked this planet... Shine on where-ever it is you now are luv...

SOPHIE CHOUDRY ‏@Sophie_Choudry: Whn I moved here,u moved to my city.We barely met but I had grt respect 4 u & ur work! RIP #SophiyaHaque Artist,Iconic VJ,Dancer,Trendsetter

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