Veteran actress Sridevi has passed away, a family member said. She was 54. The actress, who was in Dubai for a family function, reportedly suffered a cardiac arrest.
Confirming the news of her death, Sridevi’s brother-in-law and actor Sanjay Kapoor, told: “Yes, it is true.”
Sanjay, however, could not reveal more details as he was on his way to Dubai.
Sridevi was in Dubai to attend the marriage function of actress Sonam Kapoor’s cousin Mohit Marwah, along with husband Boney Kapoor and younger daughter Khushi Kapoor.
Sridevi has known for her performance is some of the iconic films like “Mr India”, “Nagina”, “Sadma”, “Chaalbaaz”, “Chandni” among many others.
The Padma Shri recipient was last seen in “Mom” in 2017. The news of death came as a shock for everyone in the film industry.
Here is what some of the Bollywood personalities tweeted:
I have no words. Condolences to everyone who loved #Sridevi . A dark day . RIP
— PRIYANKA (@priyankachopra) February 24, 2018
— Sidharth Malhotra (@S1dharthM) February 24, 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
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
The brightest Star is gone.. #Sridevi ..
— Farah Khan (@TheFarahKhan) February 25, 2018
Still can’t believe it. She was truly iconic. Shocked. #Sridevi
— Ajay Devgn (@ajaydevgn) February 25, 2018
Shocked stunned. Still see her laughing talking. Unbelievable. Actor par excellence. A school in herself.. learnt so much from her. Still can’t believe it . A huge loss. #Sridevi
— Kajol (@KajolAtUN) February 25, 2018
Woken up to Absolute Shock and Disbelief ! Tragic news ! Im at a loss of words,can’t comprehend this at all! Why? Gone Too soon ,Sri , my heart goes out to Boneyji,jahnvi and Khushi at this moment. Condolences and Prayers . #sridevi
— Raveena Tandon (@TandonRaveena) February 25, 2018
— Sonu Nigam (@iSonuNigam) February 25, 2018