Venkateshwaran Iyer

Venkateshwaran Iyer

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Venkateshwaran Iyer was an Indian celebrity’s former spouse. Venkateshwaran Iyer was the late husband of Indian actress Vidya Sinha.

Early Life

Venkateshwaran Iyer was born in the year 1938 and he was 59 years old at the time of his demise. He was originally from Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. There is no information regarding this personality’s exact date of birth and zodiac sign. There is also no information regarding this personality’s parents, siblings, and other family details.

Nevertheless, there is information that his parents worked at government schools. Talking about his educational journey, he graduated from the University of Mumbai. Moreover, during his childhood, this personality lived with his grandparents. Also, his family is famous as Tamil Brahmin.

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Caption: Venkateshwaran Iyer’s wife in a scene from an old movie. Source: Photos

Career and Professional Life

Professionally, Venkateshwaran Iyer is famous as the celebrity former husband of the late Indian actress Vidya Sinha. His wife was a famous Bollywood actress who acted in films like Rajnigandha, Pati Patni Aur Woh, and Chhoti Si Baat among numerous others. His late wife started off her career in the entertainment industry as a model who won the title of Miss Bombay.

Moving on to his late wife’s career in acting, she worked on the movie Raja Kaka for the first time in the year 1974. For this debut movie, his wife worked alongside popular Bollywood actor Kiran Kumar. More than this film, his late wife gained immense fame with the low-budget film Rajnigandha that was released in the same year. This is also the film that his late wife’s mentor – Basu Chatterjee – directed.

His late wife was active in the entertainment industry from 1974 to 1986. His late wife then took a hiatus and returned back to the industry in the latter part of her life from 2000 until her demise in 2019. One of her famous movies is the 2011’s Bodyguard. Popular Bollywood actor Salman Khan is in the lead role of this movie.

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Caption: Venkateshwaran Iyer’s wife – Vidya Sinha’s photo comparison. Source: TellyChakkar

Personal Life

Venkateshwaran Iyer was married to popular Bollywood veteran actress Vidya Sinha. The two tied the knot in 1968 and were married till his demise in the year 1996. They were actually neighbors. Likewise, the couple adopted a daughter in the year 1989 and her name is Jhanvi. For the next few years, his wife spent her days taking care of their daughter and his ailing health.

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Caption: Venkateshwaran Iyer’s wife and daughter posing for a photo. Source: Bollyy

After Demise

After his demise in the year 1996, his wife moved to Sydney, Australia. There, his wife met the elderly Australian doctor, Netaji Bhimrao Salunke. Vidya then married Bhimrao in 2001 after meeting him online and after a quick courtship. Later on, on 9 January 2009, his wife filed for a divorce against Bhimrao citing physical and mental torture.

On 15 August 2019, his wife passed away due to heart and lung disease that resulted in respiratory failure. She was 71 years old and she took her last breath at a hospital in Mumbai. Previously, she had been admitted to the said hospital on 11 August due to breathing problems. She had later been put on a ventilator.

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Caption: Venkateshwaran Iyer’s wife and Jesse Randhawa dancing together on International Dance Day 2013. Source: SantaBanta

Body Measurements

Venkateshwaran Iyer stood tall at an approximate height of 5 feet 7 inches or 170 cm and his weight was around 65 kgs or 143 lbs. Other than this, there is no information available on this late celebrity husband’s other body measurement details like his biceps, chest-waist-hip measures, etc. Moreover, this late celebrity former husband had black hair and eyes of the same color.

Social Media and Net Worth

Venkateshwaran Iyer doesn’t have a personal profile on any social media platforms like Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Youtube, etc. At the time of his demise, the public rarely used the Internet and social media was rarely developed. Therefore, he has no social media profiles. Moving on, there is no information regarding his celebrity former husband’s net worth and earnings.

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