How did Sri Devi Die - What exactly happened
The actor, 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. Confirming the news of her death, Sridevi's brother-in-law and actor Sanjay Kapoor, told IANS: "Yes, it is true."
Posted 3 years ago in Current Events, updated 11 months ago.
Having a career which expanded for over four decades, Bollywood's Veteran actress Sridevi passed away at the age of 54. The actor, 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. Confirming the news of her death, Sridevi's brother-in-law and actor Sanjay Kapoor, told IANS: "Yes, it is true."
Returning from Dubai
While some of her family members returned from Dubai after the wedding, Sridevi, Boney and her younger daughter Khushi stayed back. Her elder daughter Janhvi did not accompany the family due to her shooting schedule.
Sridevi Kapoor (born Shree Amma Yanger Ayyapan; 13 August 1963 – 25 February 2018) was an Indian film actress and producer who starred in Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, Malayalam, and Kannada films. Regarded as Bollywood's first female "superstar", she is the recipient of six Filmfare Awards. Sridevi ranked amongst the highest paid actors in the 1990s and is considered to be the most popular actress of the era.
Sridevi started her career as a child artist in M. A. Thirumugam’s 1969 devotional film Thunaivan at the age of four, and continued to act as a child artist in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada films. She made her Bollywood debut as a child artist in the hit Julie (1975) and played her first adult role at age 13 with the Tamil film Moondru Mudichu (1976). Subsequently, Sridevi established herself as one of the leading actresses of Tamil and Telugu cinema, with roles such as 16 Vayathinile (1977), Sigappu Rojakkal (1978), Varumayin Niram Sivappu (1980), Meendum Kokila (1981), Premabhishekam (1981), Moondram Pirai (1982), Aakhari Poratam (1988), Jagadeka Veerudu Atiloka Sundari (1990) and Kshana Kshanam (1991).
Sridevi returned to the film industry in 2012 with the ₹780 million-grossing comedy drama English Vinglish, after a gap of 15 years. The film garnered a positive response from critics and audience alike. She then starred in her 300th and final film role in the 2017 thriller Mom; Sridevi's earned critical acclaim for her performance in the film. In 2013, the Government of India awarded Sridevi the Padma Shri, the country's fourth highest civilian honor. She was also voted 'India's Greatest Actress in 100 Years' in a CNN-IBN national poll conducted in 2013 on the occasion of the centenary of Indian cinema.
Besides Boney and Khushi, she is survived by older daughter Janhvi Kapoor, who is currently working towards making her entry into the Hindi cinema. Sridevi was step-mother to actor Arjun Kapoor and his sister Anshula, who Boney had from late first wife Mona.
Celebrities paid Condolences
Minutes after the news of her death broke out, many Bollywood actors like Amitabh Bachchan, Priyanka Chopra, Sushmita Sen, Sidharth Malhotra and Riteish Deshmukh took it to Twitter to pay their condolences
Love and support shared by celebrities.
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— PMO India (@PMOIndia) February 25, 2018
T 2625 - न जाने क्यूँ , एक अजीब सी घबराहट हो रही है !!— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) February 24, 2018
Have witnessed Sridevi's life from an adolescent teenager to the magnificeint lady she became. Her stardom was well deserved. Many happy moments with her flash through my mind including the last time I met her. Sadma's lullaby haunts me now. We'll miss her— Kamal Haasan (@ikamalhaasan) February 25, 2018
I loved her, admired her so much. My 1st ever acting shot was with Sri Devi, I was nervous in front of her n I remember her shaking her hands pretending 2b nervous cause of me just 2 boost my confidence. V had 2 laugh,n she kept laughing until I got it right. Will miss you mam pic.twitter.com/OYXfurcIFx— Hrithik Roshan (@iHrithik) February 25, 2018
Shocked to know about Sridevi Ji’s passing away. It’s a great loss to art. she will remain immortal in the hearts of billions and billions of cinema lovers. My condolences to Family,fans and friends of the great legend.— Dhanush (@dhanushkraja) February 25, 2018
And many more tweeted to show their grief. Sridevi was widely regarded by media as one of the most iconic leading ladies of Bollywood and one of the most popular members of Hindi Cinema.She was regarded as the first female "superstar" of Bollywood films. Due to her pan-Indian appeal, she was considered to be one of the most popular actresses of Indian cinema. Critics have commented on her comedic abilities and her skills as a dancer. In the 1990s, Sridevi was one of the highest earning actresses of Bollywood..Sridevi made her debut as a fashion model in 2008. The actress modelled clothes for designers Priya and Chintan at the Lakme Fashion Week. The next year, she displayed the work of jewelry designer Queenie Dhodhy at the HDIL India Couture Week. She worked at Lakme Fashion Week again in 2010, and at Delhi Couture Week 2012, showing clothes designed by Sabyasachi Mukherjee.
She was the Love of millions of Indians, She'll be missed very much. Her movies and her appearances will make us fall in love over and over.
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