Great Indian Actress Died of Cardiac Arrest
Sridevi, who made her acting debut at the age of four, she had scored many big hits like “Chandni” and was especially noted for her impeccable timing as a comedienne.
A versatile actor, Sridevi made her debut as a child actor in Thunaivan in 1969. Her first leading role as an adult came in 1976 with two of India’s biggest actors — Kamal Haasan and Rajinikanth — in the K. Balachander film Moondru Mudichu. She followed that up Gayathri, Kavikkuyil, and 16 Vayathinilie, with the last one being a critically acclaimed hit.
After her marriage, she took around 15 years of break and she returned in 2012 “English Vinglish“. Sridevi stunned fans with her performance as a villainous queen in “Puli“, which also marked her comeback to
Tamil cinema after two decades.
It was reported that she passed last night 24th February, after suffering a cardiac arrest in Dubai, She had gone with her husband Boney Kapoor, daughter Khushi and several other family members to attend the wedding of actor Mohit Marwah, a nephew of the Kapoors.
Sridevi’s death has generated an outpouring of grief online from many actors such as Rishi Kapoor, Rajinikanth, Kamal Hassan, Akshay Kumar, Priyanka Chopra, Sushmita Sen and other.
Woken up to this tragic news. Absolute shock. Sad. Heartfelt condolences to Boney and their two daughters!
— Rishi Kapoor (@chintskap) February 25, 2018
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.
— Rajinikanth (@superstarrajini) February 25, 2018
மூன்றாம் பிறை படத்தின் பாட்டு காதில் ஒலிக்கிறது. இந்தக் குழந்தை கன்னி மயிலாக கண்ணியமான மனைவியாக பாசமிக்க தாயாக படிப்படியாய் மாறியதைப் பார்தது மகிழ்ந்தவன் நான். இதையும் நான் பார்க்க நேர்ந்தது கொடுமைதான். பாசமிகு அவர் குடும்பத்தாருக்கு என் அனுதாபங்கள்
— Kamal Haasan (@ikamalhaasan) February 25, 2018
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 🙏🏻
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) February 25, 2018
I just heard Ma’am Sridevi passed away due to a massive cardiac arrest. I am in shock…cant stop crying…
— sushmita sen (@thesushmitasen) February 24, 2018
I have no words. Condolences to everyone who loved #Sridevi . A dark day . RIP
— PRIYANKA (@priyankachopra) February 24, 2018