RIP: Former Channel [v] Veejay, Sophiya Haque, Passes Away in London

Ranjit Rodricks , 17 Jan 2013
Sophiya Haque
Sophiya Haque

In a terribly sad update, Twitter has been aflood with the news that former Channel [v] veejay, Sophiya Haque, has passed away in London. If you grew up in the 90’s – when Channel [v] had launched in India – Sophiya was among their star veejays and her show, Sophiya’s Choice, was one of the most watched and loved.

Sophiya Haque
Sophiya Haque
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Media reports have it that she passed away at 1:30am in London after having suffered from cancer.

Sophiya Haque
Sophiya Haque

Apart from also acting in a number of plays and TV soaps like Coronation Street and Bombay Dreams, Sophiya was also part of a band called Akasa. They were best known in India for two of their songs – One Night In My life and Kamasutra.

Watch the video here:

She also did a Bollywood item song with Salman Khan in Har Dil Jo Pyaar Karega.

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