Actress Sophiya Haque passes away

Last Updated: Thu, Jan 17, 2013 12:22 hrs

London: Actress Sophiya Haque, a popular VJ back in the 1990s, has died reportedly from cancer. She had been ailing for a long time.

She was well known for her roles in West End productions like ‘Bombay Dreams’, ‘The Far Pavilions’, ‘Wah Wah Girls’.

Her friends and colleagues turned to Twitter to express condolences.

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...

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