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Bollywood Actress Sridevi Passes Away

Comments  Comments [ 10 ]    By Priyanka Chauhan | 25 February 2018 | 2:54am

Bollywood actress Sridevi who was in Dubai, UAE to attend Mohit Marwah's wedding with her family members, passed away a few hours back.

Reportedly, the 54 year-old actress suffered a major cardiac arrest at around 11 PM according to the UAE Standard Time. Her brother-in-law and actor Sanjay Kapoor confirmed the news.

At the time of death, Sridevi was with her husband Boney Kapoor and daughter Khushi Kapoor. Her elder daughter Janhvi Kapoor couldn't accompany her family for the wedding as she is busy with the shooting of her debut film "Dhadak."

Sanjay Confirming the news, Sanjay Kapoor said: "Yes, it is true that Sridevi passed away. I just landed here, I was in Dubai and now I am flying back to Dubai. It happened roughly around 11.00-11.30. I don't know more details yet." 

Sridevi, born Shree Amma Yanger Ayyapan, began her filmdom career at the age of four and from then on it was never looking back. It's been four decades of her flourishing career wherein she appeared in innumerable Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, and Kannada films.

Some of her famous works include,  Chandni, Mr. India, Mawaali and Tohfa and many more. Throughout her span in the Hindi film industry, she received Filmfare Awards and had been amongst the highest paid actors in the 1990s. She was also named as the "First Female Superstar".

The actress who had taken a break from the silver screens, returned with a bang in 2012 with Gauri Shinde's "English Vinglish". Not only did the film became a huge success at the Box Office but even her performance was applauded by the critics and the fans.

Later, in 2013, Sridevi was bestowed with the fourth highest civilian honour, the "Padma Shri Award" by the Government of India.

Sridevi, you will surely be missed, your memories are etched in our hearts forever! 

We pray for the departed soul to rest in peace and may God grant courage to the family to bear the loss.

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Khushi Kapoor Khushi Kapoor

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Mr. IndiaMr. India
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