Actress Sridevi, 54, one of the most celebrated, actresses of the Hindi, film industry. Also widely regarded as its first female superstar, has passed away.
The news was confirmed by a member of the actor’s family.
Beloved Bollywood actress Sridevi dead at 54
According to sources, the English Vinglish. Sridevi had gone to Ras al Khaimah for Kapoor’s nephew, Mohit Marwaha’s wedding. While her husband and daughter Khushi, returned to Mumbai. Sridevi stayed back in Dubai, where she suffered a sudden cardiac arrest.
Also Sridevi’s elder daughter, Janhavi Kapoor, hadn’t joined the family for the celebrations, as Janhavi Kapoor is shooting for debut film, Dhadak, which is expected to release in July this year.
Perhaps Incidentally, Boney Kapoor’s first wife, Mona Kapoor had passed away, months before her son Arjun’s film debut.
Furthermore Sridevi’s last film, was the critically-acclaimed Mom. She has made a rousing, comeback with English Vinglish. Also followed it up with Mom, Sridevi had been cast, in Dharma Productions’ yet-to-start Shiddat, which is directed by Abhishek Varman.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was among the many who expressed shock at Sridevi’s death, with a tweet extending his condolences to her family.
Sridevi was Born August 13, 1963, Sridevi made her film debut as a child actor at the age of four in Thunaivan, a Tamil Hindu drama directed by M.A. Thirumugham.
Other films followed, including “Julie,” which marked her first foray into Bollywood at the age of 12. Her first leading Bollywood role came in the 1979 Hindi film “Solva Sawan.”
Four years later, Sridevi broke through to the list of Bollywood’s most highly sought-after actresses with the action comedy “Himmatwala.”
Furthermore Sridevi’s credits also include some of the most watched films of the ’80s and ’90s, including “Mawaali” (1983), “Tohfa” (1984), “Mr. India” (1987), “Chandni” (1989), “Lamhe” (1991) and “Gumrah” (1993).