Published: Sun, February 25, 2018
Culture&Arts | By Merle Christensen

Legendary Bollywood Actress Sridevi passes away at 55

Legendary Bollywood Actress Sridevi passes away at 55

She suffered a massive cardiac arrest in Dubai where she was on a short break and passed away after doctors could not bring her back. Sridevi, husband Boney Kapoor, and her younger daughter Khushi were in Dubai to attend the wedding, while elder daughter, Janhvi was in Mumbai. The actress was last seen in movie Mom.

This is so so sad. It happened roughly around 11.00-11.30. Gone too soon, #Sridevi. She worked extensively in Tamil and Telugu film industries before storming into Bollywood. She had started her career as a child artiste, and grew up to be one of the biggest female stars India ever had.

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Legendary Bollywood Actress Sridevi passes away at 55

Sridevi ruled hearts of millions with films like Chandni, Lamhe, Mr India, Nagina and also appeared in films like English Vinglish.

At the tender age of 13, she played her first adult role in K Balachander's film Moondru Mudichu and acted as Rajinikanth's stepmother. Her comeback was lauded by the critics and audience alike. She was awarded Padma Shri in 2013 for her work.

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