Mumbai: Keeping the nation shocked and numb, iconic Bollywood actress, Sridevi, who has been an inspiration for several generations, passed away on Saturday night following a cardiac arrest.
According to reports, Sridevi suffered the cardiac arrest while she was attending her nephew’s wedding in Dubai.
The legendary actress was there with her husband Boney Kapoor and daughter Khushi in Dubai
She died at an age of 54.
Known for her versatility, Sridevi had started her acting career as a child artist in M.A. Thirumugham’s Thunaivan when she was just four.
Later she was part of various films like Himmatwala, Mr. India, Chandni, Sadma, Nagina, Khuda Gawa, Judaai and others.
After a long break, she returned to Hindi movies strongly with an exceptional character in English Vinglish in 2012.
The veteran received critical acclaims for playing a mother’s role in 2017 film Mom.
She received Padma Shri from the Indian government in 2013.
Besides, Hindi films, Sridevi had also acted in Malayalam, Tamil, Telegu and Kannada movies as well.