WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India
Feb 25, 2018, 05.09 AM
Veteran film actor and Padma Shri awardee Sridevi passed away at 54. The actor, the wife of producer Boney Kapoor, died late in the night reportedly due to cardiac arrest in Dubai, where she had gone along with her family to attend her nephew Mohit Marwah's wedding.
She had an illustrious career spanning over four decades, While films like "Mawaali" (1983), "Tohfa" (1984), "Mr India" (1987) and "Chandni" (1989) kept her at the top in the box-office game, her outings like "Sadma" (1983), "ChaalBaaz" (1989), "Lamhe" (1991), and "Gumrah" (1993) earned her critical acclaim.
The entire film fraternity is in deep shock over the news of the sudden demise of Bollywood actress Sridevi.
From Bollywood stars to political leaders, people from around the world have expressed their deep condolences for the untimely tragic death of the legendary actress. PM Narendra Modi tweeted, "Saddened by the untimely demise of noted actor Sridevi. She was a veteran of the film industry, whose long career included diverse roles and memorable performances. My thoughts are with her family and admirers in this hour of grief. May her soul rest in peace: PM @narendramodi."