Sridevi passes away at age 54 in Dubai

Sridevi passes away at age 54 in Dubai

The first female superstar of Hindi cinema- Sridevi who got married  film producer Boney Kapoor with whom she had two daughters, was in Dubai to attend nephew Mohit Marwah’s wedding.  She died  on Saturday after a cardiac arrest. She was 54.

Her sudden death shocked Bollywood and legions of her followers who reached outside her Mumbai house.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi  took to twitter and wrote, “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.”

Kamal Hassan who shared the screen space with Sridevi in Sadma, tweeted, “Have witnessed Sridevi’s life from an adolescent teenager to the magnificeint 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.”

Sridevi  made her acting debut at the age of four, had many big hits like ‘Chandni’ and was especially noted for her impeccable timing as a comedienne. Her popular movies are Mawaali, Tohfa, Mr India, Lamhe, Nagina, Chaalbaaz, Laadla, Judaai, Khuda Gawah and Chandni, which  kept her at the top in the box-office game. Last year, Sridevi was seen in revenge-drama ‘Mom’ opposite Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Akshaye Khanna.