NEW DELHI: Having a career that has been expanding for over four decades, veteran actress Bollywood Sridevi died at the age of 54.
Actor, wife of producer Boney Kapoor, died late at night reportedly told a cardiac arrest in Dubai, where he had gone with her family to watch the marriage of Mohit Marwah's niece.
Confirming the news of her death, Sridevi's son-in-law and actor Sanjay Kapoor told IANS: "Yes, it's true."
However, Sanjay could not reveal any more details as he was on his way to Dubai.
While some of her family members returned from Dubai after marriage, Sridevi, Boney and her younger daughter Khushi were left behind. Her biggest daughter, Janhvi, had not traveled with the family due to the shooting schedule for her upcoming film Bollywood, her first in the industry.
Sridevi, known for her versatility as an actor, made her debut at Bollywood in 1
Before joining Bollywood, the actor was a well-known person in South Indian movies. She made her debut as a child artist in the Tamil film "Thunaivan" in 1969. She also worked in films Malayalam, Telugu and Kannada.
Sridevi was honored with Padma Shri, the fourth highest political prize in 2013.
The shining eyes of Sridevi, the sparkling presence of the screen and energetic prowess, soon made her one of the most sought after actresses in the Hindi film industry. While films such as Mawaali (1983), "Tohfa" (1984), "India" (1987) and "Chandni" (1989) kept it at the top of the slot machines, 1983), "ChaalBaaz" "(1991), and" Gumrah "(1993) won her criticism.
She was paused for 15 years after her lead in domestic production "Judaai", starring groom Anil Kapoor and Urmila Matondkar. She was the film director "English Vinglish" by director Gauri Shinde in 2012 that featured the return of Sridevi.
Her tint as a middle class, learning to speak English to feel accepted by her family, won awards and the film was also a commercial success. Last year, she appeared in a vengeance-drama, "Mom", opposite Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Akshaye Khanna. He has also shot for a special appearance in Shah Rukh Khan's upcoming superstar film, "Zero," which is released in December.
A few minutes after the news that her death broke, many Bollywood actors such as Amitab Bahchan, Prigianka Tsopra, Sushitsa Sen, Shadar Malhotra and Retess Desbucky got to Twitter to express their condolences.
Here are some of the personages of Bollywood tweeted:
Ram Gopal Verma shares his feelings about Sridevi
Nimrat Kaur: "Absolutely devastating to hear about the passage of #Sridevi." What a dark black horrible moment in time.
Sushmita Sen tweeted: "I just heard Mr Sridevi die because of a huge heart attack. can not stop crying … "
I just heard Mr Sridevi die because of a massive heart attack. I am surprised … I can not stop crying …
– sushmita sen (@ thesushmitasen) 24 February 2018
Madhur Bhandarkar tweeted: "Unbelievable Shocking & Heartbreaking to hear about his death #Sridevi, one of the talented Indian Film Actress Prayers and Power in the Family # OmShanti "
– Madhur Bhandarkar (@imbhandarkar) February 24, 2018
Priyanka Chopra: "I have no words.
I have no words. Congratulations to all loved #Sridevi . A dark day. RIP
– PRIYANKA (@priyankachopra) February 24, 2018
Registration, – PRIYANKA (@priyankachopra) 24 February 2018
Amitabh Bachchan in a cryptic tweet wrote: he feels a strange concern. "
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Johnny Lever tweeted: "Deep sad and shocked to hear about #Sridevi Ji., My prayers and my condolences to the family", tweeted.
Deep sad and shocked to hear about #Sridevi Ji. My prayers and condolences to the family
– Johny Lever (@iamjohnylever) February 24, 2018
"Really amazing and annoyed to hear that Sridevi is no longer." #RIP #Sridevi, "wrote Sidharth.
– Sidharth Malhotra (@ S1dharthM) 24 February 2018  The wife of Shilpa Shetty
Really overwhelmed and annoyed to hear that Sridevi is no longer [ – Raj Kundra – posted "No deaths from this news! It was one of the nicest noble souls I've ever known." # RIP # Sridevi is not at all right! Give all the family power in this darker hour. "
Riteish tweeted, "Terrible terrible news …. I'm shocked over words. Not More … RIP,"
Terrible terrible news …. I'm shocked over words. SRIDEVI ji No More … ????
– Riteish Deshmukh (@Riteishd) February 24, 2018
Actor Nimrat Kaur tweeted, "Absolutely devastating to hear about the passage of #Sridevi." What a dark black horrible moment in time.
Absolutely devastating to hear about his passage #Sridevi . What a dark black horrible moment in time.
– Nimrat Kaur (@NimratOfficial) February 24, 2018
Forced in this unfortunate time to remember the old old idiom – ??? ??? ??? ??????, ??? ?????? ??? … numbness in this serious early loss. There has never been, nor will there ever be anyone like you. What a deep sad night. #The OrientalEverything #RIPSridevi pic.twitter.com/tH04Rgzj7C
– Nimrat Kaur (@NimratOfficial) 24 February 2018
Cameron Bailey, Artistic Director, "Broke to hear about the passing of legendary Sridevi of India, honored with her presence in 2012 when she visited Toronto for English Vinglish", she made countless millions of lovers in her characters.
A shock to hear about the passing of the legendary Sridevi of India. She was given in her presence in 2012 when she visited Toronto for English, Vinglish. She has made countless millions of people in love with her characters. pic.wikipedia.org
– Cameron Bailey (@cameron_tiff) 24 February 2018
Richa Chadha tweeted: Someone says this is not true
No one says this is true #Sridevi
– TheRichaChadha (@RichaChadha) February 24, 2018
Man! The screen is blurry. Gutted! He was so excited after Mom and English Vinglish that we would see her more. Childhood, love, inspiration. Let's go too soon … myth. Excellent talent. #RIPSridevi This loss feels personal.
– TheRichaChadha (@RichaChadha) February 24, 2018
For MOM it deserved all the awards. Nobody is today a patch for her talent and art. Gutted. #RIPSridevi
– TheRichaChadha (@RichaChadha) February 24, 2018
Boman Irani: & # 39; It only awakens the tragic and shocking news about the passing of our beloved Sridevi ji. Exciting condolences to Boneyji and his family. & # 39;
It only awakened the tragic and shocking news about the passing of our beloved Sridevi ji. February 25, 2018
President of Kovind: & quot; Fulfilled to hear about the passage of Sridevi Cinema. He has left millions of heart followers. Her appearances in films like Moondram Pirai, Lamhe and English Vinglish remain inspiration for other actors. My condolences to her family and her close associates
Shocked to hear the passage of Sridevi. He has left millions of heart followers. Her appearances in films like Moondram Pirai, Lamhe and English Vinglish remain inspiration for other actors. My condolences to her family and her close associates #PresidentKovind
– President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) February 25, 2018
PMO tweeted on behalf of PM Modi: "Leased from premature Abandon recorded actress Sridevi. He was a veteran of the film industry, whose long career included several roles and unforgettable performances. My thoughts are with her family and her fans in this time of sadness. Let her soul rest in peace "
Hired by the untimely collapse of the well-known actress Sridevi. He was a veteran of the film industry, whose long career included several roles and unforgettable performances. My thoughts are with her family and her fans in this time of sadness. Robbie Hounda: "It's shocking .. go too soon .. RIP"
This is what Anupama Chopra had to say about her: "I first met Sridevi in the Chandni teams – it was a vision in white, but it was almost impossible, I do not know any other actor that transforms so completely in front of the camera. Her work has such a variety and depth &
I met for the first time #Sridevi in the Chandni sets – it was a vision in white. But he did not speak. I do not know any other actor who has transformed so completely in front of the camera. Its action had such breadth & depth & strength. What he lost. RIP
– Anupama Chopra (@ anupamachopra) February 25, 2018
Rajinkanth: "I am shocked and very disturbed. .
I'm overwhelmed and very annoyed. I have lost a dear friend and industry has lost a real myth. My heart comes to her family and friends. I feel the pain with them #RIPSridev … you will miss.
– Rajinikanth (@ superstarrajini) February 25, 2018
Nawazuddin Siddiqui: can not even imagine the worst of my dreams – Losing the world is the best way – Family sympathy.
Rest in Peace Sridevi Ji "
It is a heart that pushes new, can not even imagine the worst of my dreams – The world loses the best performance – Congratulations to the Family. – Nawazuddin Siddiqui (@Nawazuddin_S) February 25, 2018
Virendra Sehwag: "Shocked to hear about the collapse of #Sridevi ji.Heartfelt Congratulations to the Om Shanti family!"
Shocked to hear about the collapse of #Sridevi ji. Heartfelt Congratulations to the family. Sarevi was an extremely talented actor, Sridei, who was one of India's best people. and a versatile actor whose huge work has made a number of genres and languages, my condolences to her family and the calmness of her soul.
Shocked to hear about the sudden and premature death of one of India's favorite actors, Sridevi.
Sridevi was an incredibly talented and versatile actor, whose enormous work included a number of genres and languages.
My condolences to her family. (19459003) – Office of RG (@OfficeOfRG) February 25, 2018
Huma Qureshi: "Still can not overcome the shock .. End of a season Srideviji … A legend, a picture and the brightest star of India .. It has always been so encouraging and sweet .. My prayers and my thoughts are with the RIP family "
Still can not overcome the shock .. End of an era #Srideviji … A myth, a picture and the brightest star of India .. It was always so encouraging and sweet .. My prayers and the thoughts are with the family. Madhu Dixit-Nene: "She just woke up the terrible news of Sridevi that is going through … My heart is coming out of her family, lost a very talented person who left behind a huge legacy in the film. "
He just awakened Sridevi's terrible news by passing. My heart comes to her family. The world has lost a very talented man who left behind a huge legacy in the film. #RIPSridevi
– Madhuri Dixit-Nene (@MadhuriDixit) February 25, 2018
Parisienne Chópra: "I can not believe this. the whole family. "
I do not believe that. I have no words. Rip Sridevi lady. She was the most beautiful. Strength in Boney Uncle, Jahnvi, Khushi and the whole family.
– Parineeti Chopra (@ParineetiChopra) February 25, 2018
Ravenna Tanton: "Wake up to the absolute shock and mistrust! Tragically new! In short, I do not understand this in Gone too soon, Sri my heart goes out to Boneyji, jahnvi and Khushi at this moment, Congratulations and Prayers. "
Wake up to the ultimate shock and distrust! Tragically new! Im in a loss of words, can not understand at all! Why; Gone Too soon, Sri, my heart goes out to Boneyji, jahnvi and Khushi right now. Congratulations and prayers. Raveena Tandon (@ TandonRaveena) February 25, 2018
Rajkumar Rao: "I can not believe it, my beloved actress #Sridevi ji is no more". in the last few months and always been so kind and gentle, you would miss the lady, we all love and we are very proud of you and your accomplishments. "
I can not believe it, my most beloved actor #Sridevi ji is nothing more. It's a huge loss. I met her so many times in recent months and he was always so kind and polite. The lady is lost. We all love and we are very proud of you and your accomplishments.
– Rajkummar Rao (@RajkummarRao) February 25, 2018
Shilpa Shetty Kundra: I'm in shock, I can not over this heart news.Such a beautiful soul, you can rest in peace Sri ji. You will miss u terrible
– SHILPA SHETTY KUNDRA (@TheShilpaShetty) I believe it was really virtual.
I can not believe it yet. It was really virtual. Shock. Kayol: "Shocked stunned, still seeing her laugh talking incredibly. believe it. A huge loss "
Amazing. You still look laughing talking. Incredible. Starring actress. A school in herself … learned so much from her. I can not believe it yet. A huge loss. #Sidevi
– Kajol (@KajolAtun) February 25, 2018
Manisha Koirala: "Shocked and humiliated in these news .. age did not reach! I use to wait for all her films release with impatience "
Shocked and humiliated in these news .. for a long time to go! The most glamorous and talented actress I admired !! I use to wait for all of her release films impatiently ???????????? #Sidevi
– Manisa Kiraala (@mkoirala) February 25, 2018
– Aamir Khan (@aamir_khan) February 25, 2018