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'Cinema queen' legendary actress Sridevi passes away

News Agencies | Updated on: 25 February 2018, 8:28 IST
Legendary cinema queen actress Sridevi passes away

In a major jolt to the Bollywood industry, actress Sridevi passed away on Saturday night.

The 54-year-old actress died of cardiac arrest in Dubai, according to Filmfare.

The actress was in UAE along with her husband Boney Kapoor and her younger daughter Khushi to attend a family wedding.

Born as Shree Amma Yanger Ayyapan, Sridevi was known for her iconic roles in Hindi movies like Chandni, Lamhe, Mr India, Chaalbaaz, Nagina, Sadma, and many more.

The Padma Shri awardee actress had also made a mark with her stellar performances in Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, Malayalam and Kannada films.

In 2012, Sridevi returned to films after a 15-year-long hiatus with Gauri Shinde's movie English Vinglish.

The actress was last seen in Bollywood movie 'Mom' in 2017,

Her daughter Janhvi is set to make her Bollywood debut this year with Karan Johar's directorial Dhadak.


First published: 25 February 2018, 8:25 IST