Sri Devi Veteran Actress Dies At 54 in Dubai: India Lost a Fabulous Actress. All Over India got into Shock by losing a great Actress. The veteran actor married film producer Boney Kapoor. She had two daughters. She was in Dubai with her husband Boney Kapoor and younger daughter Khushi and several other family members to attend nephew Mohit Marwah’s wedding. She reportedly died of cardiac arrest. Her sudden death shocked Bollywood and legions of her followers who reached outside her Mumbai house. Veteran actor Sridevi died in Dubai on Saturday after a cardiac arrest.
Sri Devi Veteran Actress Dies At 54 in Dubai: India Lost a Fabulous Actress
Popularly, she was named as the first female superstar of Hindi cinema. Sridevi began acting at the age of four and 1976’s Moondru Mudichu, opposite Kamal Haasan and Rajinikanth was one of her earliest films as an adult lead. Sridevi, star of blockbusters such as Naagin, Mr. India, Chaal Baaz, and Chandni, took a break of many years after marrying Boney Kapoor in 1996. She returned to the screen in 2012’s English Vinglish and was last seen in 2017’s MOM. Sridevi made her Bollywood debut in 1978 with “Solva Sawan”. Sridevi had worked in Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu, Hindi, and Kannada. She was awarded Padma Shri, fourth highest civilian award, in 2013.
Movies like “Mawaali” (1983), “Tohfa” (1984), “Mr. India” (1987) and “Chandni” (1989) kept her at the top in the box-office game, films like “Sadma” (1983), “ChaalBaaz” (1989), “Lamhe” (1991), and “Gumrah” (1993). Indian PM Narendra and Many Actors From All Over Tollywood and Bollywood Express Thier Feelings of Sri Devi. Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted as “Saddened by the untimely demise of noted actor Sridevi. She was a veteran of the film industry, whose long career included diverse roles and memorable performances. My thoughts are with her family and admirers in this hour of grief. May her soul rest in peace”. President Ram Nath Kovind tweeted: “Shocked to hear of the passing of movie star Sridevi. She has left millions of fans heartbroken. Her performances in films such as Moondram Pirai, Lamhe, and English Vinglish remain an inspiration for other actors. My condolences to her family and close associates.”
Most-stricken tweets from actors Kamal Haasan and Rajinikanth were among many have flooded social media after the death of actress Sridevi. These actors were Sridevi’s co-stars in 1976’s Tamil hit Movie “Moondru Mudichu”, her first film as a female lead. She and Mr. Haasan co-starred and acted in several films, both Tamil and Hindi. Mr. Haasan received a National Award for a famous movie “Moondram Pirai” and it’s Bollywood remake of Sadma. Their credits together include 16 Vayathinile and Guru.
Rajinikanth: I’m shocked and very disturbed. I’ve lost a dear friend and the industry has lost a true legend. My heart goes out to her family and friends. I feel the pain with them #RIPSridev … you will be missed.
Kamal Haasan: Have witnessed Sridevi’s life from an adolescent teenager to the magnificent lady she became. Her stardom was well deserved. Many happy moments with her flash through my mind including the last time I met her. Sadma’s lullaby haunts me now. We’ll miss her
Priyanka Chopra: I have no words. Condolences to everyone who loved # Sridevi. A dark day. RIP
Riteish Deshmukh: Terrible terrible news… Am shocked beyond words. SRIDEVI Ji No More … RIP
Sushmita Sen: I just heard Ma’am Sridevi passed away due to a massive cardiac arrest. I am in shock…can’t stop crying…
Sidharth Malhotra: Really Shocked and disturbed to hear that Sridevi Ma’am is no more #RIP #, Sridevi
Preity Zinta: Heartbroken & shocked to hear that my all-time favorite #Sridevi is no more. May God give peace to her soul & strength to the family #RIP
Vishal Dadlani: Heartbreaking. #Sridevi Ji was a megastar in her own right. She put the early cracks in the glass ceiling, & paved the way for female megastars that came after her. Her re-invention & comeback has been brilliant too. We lost more than a star, today. We lost a pioneer.
Anusha: I just can’t believe it’s true… All my love & strength to the family. As gorgeous as an Angel & now amidst them. RIP #Sridevi
Akshay Kumar: Shocked beyond words to hear about the sad and untimely demise of #Sridevi. A dream for many had the good fortune of sharing screen space with her long ago and witnessed her continued grace over the years. Thoughts and prayers with the family. RIP
Kajol: Shocked stunned. Still, see her laughing talking. Unbelievable. Actor par excellence. A school in herself.. learned so much from her. Still can’t believe it. A huge loss. #Sridevi
Shilpa Shetty Kundra: I’m in a state of shock, can’t get over this heartbreaking news.Such a beautiful soul, may you rest in peace Sri Ji. Will miss u terribly#Sridevi
Rajkummar Rao: Can’t believe it, my most fav actress #Sridevi Ji is no more. It’s a huge loss. Met her so many times in the last couple of months and she was always so kind and gracious. You’ll be missed, ma’am. We all love you and very proud of you and your achievements.
Hansika Motwani: Shocked! I can’t even believe this … this can’t be true. Still in shock. This is the darkest day in Indian cinema. A legend, A true star, an act par excellence, any amount of words will fall flat to express the demise of #sridevi Ji, gone too soon.
Ajay Devgan: Still can’t believe it. She was truly iconic. Shocked. #Sridevi