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The actress was described as the first female superstar in India's male-dominated film industry. She used a name, like many of her generation's leading women, and was known for her comedic timing and dancing skills, a major asset in the melodramas found in mainstream Indian cinema.
Sridevi died on Saturday in Dubai due to cardiac arrest, her brother-in-law Sanjay Kapoor confirmed to Indian Express online. She had been in Dubai to attend a wedding in her extended family.
Indian politicians and entertainers wrote condolences and memories of their work, with many colleagues and fans shocked by the sudden news.
"Addicted to tragic news:" Absolute shock. Sad, "tweeted Rishi Kapoor, her co-star in the 1989 film" Chandni, "or" Moonlight, "in which Shrdevi played a woman who ruled between two romances.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi offered condolence to as well." Sad about the premature death of the well-known actor Sridevi. She was a veteran of the film industry, whose long career included various roles and memorable appearances, "he tweeted.
Sridevi began playing in regional cinema in southern India as a child in the late seventies in Bollywood Hindi films  Other famous roles were "Mr. India, in which she played a reporter, and "Lamhe" or "Moments," a 1991 film in which she played two roles of mother and teenage daughter.
Her impeccable comedy timing and her dancing skills stood in 1989 in "Chaalbaaz" or "Game Player" in the foreground, where she played separate twins at birth.
They shared the screen with some of the best-known men in Indian cinema, from Amitabh Bachchan to Shahrukh Khan, another co-star was Anil Kapoor, her brother-in-law who was known in the West for his role in "Slumdog Millionaire."
After her marriage to film producer Boney Kapoor, she stopped acting for several years, but made a good impression in 2012 with "English Vinglish ", a nuanced performance about a middle-aged woman who learns English to better suit her family.
Her latest performance was the 2017 movie" Mom, "starring a woman sp After her stepdaughter was raped, she survives
She survives her husband and two daughters
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