New Delhi (Web Desk): Renowned Indian actress Preity Zinta , who once dated Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah's great grandson Ness Wadia, condoled the loss of her former beau's grandmother Dina Wadia, who died in her New York home on Thursday. She was 98.

Zinta said in a tweet that she was fortunate enough to have met the "elegant and spirited " personality and that she "really admired her".

Wadia encompassed troublesome contradictions that stalked her father, personally and culturally. There was no official comment in India on her death although her son Nusli Wadia is a close friend of the Nehru-Gandhi family.

It is pertinent to remember that Dina Wadia, the daughter of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, passed away at the age of 98, at her residence in New York on 3 November 2017.