Katie Mirza – Obituary
1970s sensation, Actress and Playboy “Bunny” Katy Mirza died recently in London on March 16th, 2017.
A young Katy, an aspiring graphic designer in 1972-1973, was working as a receptionist at the London Hilton Hotel when a Playboy Club employee saw her and asked her to audition. After meeting with Hugh Hafner, Katy became a Playboy “Bunny” in 1973.
Fame and stardom brought Katy to Mumbai. She featured in Ramesh Bhai’s Kasme Vaade, starring Amitabh Bachan and Raakhee. Katy played Ruby, a politician’s personal secretary, in the controversial film Kissa Kursi ka (1977).
Katy is survived by her son Feroz Mirza. Although remembered mostly as a sex symbol, she was a single mom who raised her son single-handedly and was a strong fighter and a positive person even when things looked very bleak. May her soul rest in eternal peace