NEW DELHI: Legendary and Bollywood veteran actress Sridevi passed away on February 24, 2018 (Saturday) night at the age of 54 due to a heart attack in Dubai. She had gone to Dubai with their family in order to appear in the wedding ceremony. Actress Sridevi was born on August 13, 1963, in a Kapoor family at India’s Sivakasi.
Her brother-in-law Sanjay Kapoor confirmed, “Yes, it is true that Sridevi passed away. I just landed here, I was in Dubai and now I am flying back to Dubai. It happened roughly around 11.00-11.30. I don’t know more details yet’’.
According to the reports, her dead body will be brought to India on Sunday evening which will be cremated in Mumbai.
According to an Airports Authority of India source, a private jet is being flown to Dubai to carry the late actor’s mortal remains. The aircraft which will bring Sridevi’s body is likely to depart from Mumbai around 1 pm and will arrive in Dubai at 4 pm.
The fans of Sridevi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi President Ram Nath Kovind, Rahul Gandhi including others have expressed a huge grief on her demise.
The film producer and actress Sridevi has been known for her films in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada. She began her career as a child artist when she was at four years and became one of the most popular actresses forever. She was awarded a Padma Shri twice.
54-year-old Sridevi has acted almost in 125 films. she also worked in the film industry as a producer.
Some of her films like Chandni, Lamhe, Mr India, Nagina are the mark of popularity. She was reintroduced in Bollywood with English Vinglish released in 2013.