It may be hard to believe but famous Bollywood actress Sridevi passed away in Dubai after suffering a massive cardiac arrest. The actress along with her husband, Boney Kapoor and daughter Khushi was enjoying a vacation in Dubai after attending Boney’s nephew, Mohit Marwah’s wedding celebrations. She was 55.
Her elder daughter Janhvi Kapoor was not in the wedding as she was busy shooting for her debut film, Dhadak.
The actor got married to film producer Boney Kapoor, who is also the elder brother of actors Anil Kapoor and Sanjay Kapoor, in 1996 with whom she had two daughters, Jahnvi and Khushi.
Her sudden death has sent shock waves across Bollywood and general public and legions of her followers who reached outside her Mumbai house.
Surprisingly, just before Sridevi’s death, Amitabh Bachchan’s tweeted, which seemed to indicate that he had a premonition about the actress’s untimely demise.
T 2625 – न जाने क्यूँ , एक अजीब सी घबराहट हो रही है !!
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) February 24, 2018
Sridevi’s colleagues, and Twitterati in general, too posted messages:
Shocked beyond words to hear about the sad and untimely demise of #Sridevi. A dream for many, had the good fortune of sharing screen space with her long ago and witnessed her continued grace over the years. Thoughts and prayers with the family. RIP 🙏🏻Advertisement
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) February 25, 2018
I just heard Ma’am Sridevi passed away due to a massive cardiac arrest. I am in shock…cant stop crying…
— sushmita sen (@thesushmitasen) 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 have no words. Condolences to everyone who loved #Sridevi . A dark day . RIP
— PRIYANKA (@priyankachopra) February 24, 2018
Absolutely devastated to hear about the passing of #Sridevi. What a dark black terrible moment in time. Gutted.
— Nimrat Kaur (@NimratOfficial) February 24, 2018
— Jacqueline Fernandez (@Asli_Jacqueline) February 25, 2018
— Sidharth Malhotra (@S1dharthM) February 24, 2018
Woken up to this tragic news. Absolute shock. Sad. Heartfelt condolences to Boney and their two daughters!
— Rishi Kapoor (@chintskap) February 25, 2018
Nothing makes sense. I have no words.. just completely shocked. RIP Sri Devi. My icon forever. Love you.
— Alia Bhatt (@aliaa08) February 25, 2018
— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPKher) February 25, 2018
— Manushi Chhillar (@ManushiChhillar) February 25, 2018
One of the most vibrant actress has gone leaving behind a legacy that will continue forever. Condolences to the family. RIP #Sridevi
— Harshita Gaur (@HarshitaGaur12) February 25, 2018
Saddened at the untimely passing away of Sridevi, one of the most popular actors of a generation. Condolences to her family, her colleagues in the industry and fans
— Mamata Banerjee (@MamataOfficial) February 25, 2018
Shocked to hear this news
R.I.P #Sridevi ma’am
— Guru Randhawa (@GuruOfficial) February 25, 2018
Shocked and saddened by the sudden and untimely demise of Sridevi. Deepest condolences to her family. RIP
— Kirron Kher (@KirronKherBJP) February 25, 2018
Pained to know about the untimely demise of Indian actress Sridevi. She has left a deep impression on Indian Film Industry with her versatile acting. Sridevi ji will be a role model for the generations to come. May God give her family & followers the strength to bear this loss.
— Amit Shah (@AmitShah) February 25, 2018
CANNOT believe this. I have no words. Rip Sridevi ma’am. You were the most beautiful. Strength to Boney uncle, jahnvi, khushi and the whole family.❤
— Parineeti Chopra (@ParineetiChopra) February 25, 2018
Extremely sad and shocked to hear about the sudden demise of my most favourite actor and role model, #Sridevi Ma’am.. this must be so difficult, my heartfelt condolences to the family🙏🏻😢 #RIPSridevi #gonetoosoon #heartbreaking pic.twitter.com/UOjhoMVKcq
— Kajal Aggarwal (@MsKajalAggarwal) February 25, 2018
Shocked and saddened by the demise of Sridevi garu.. Such a sad news to wake up to.. My deepest condolences to her loved ones. May she rest in peace.
— Raashi Khanna (@RaashiKhanna) February 25, 2018
Shocked & disturbed with the news of #Sridevi garu’s demise. She truly was the epitome of everything amazing as an actor & a woman. My all time favourite actress.. Gone too soon. Strength to her family & loved ones. May her soul Rest in Peace.
— Mahesh Babu (@urstrulyMahesh) February 25, 2018
— Trisha Krishnan (@trishtrashers) February 25, 2018
Woke up to the very sad and shocking news of sudden demise of the veteran actor Sri Devi Ji. Still can’t come to terms with it..RIP
— Neha Sharma (@Officialneha) February 25, 2018
— Sir Ravindra Jadeja (@SirJadeja) February 24, 2018
Just now bachan sir twitted that he’s feeling some negative vibes and just 20 min later SRI DEVI passed away #RIPSridevi
— Mohd Suhail (@SoHail2502) February 24, 2018
Sridevi has worked in movies like Mr India, Chaalbaaz, Nagina, Sadma, and many more. She had over 275 acting credits to her name including those in regional languages like Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, and Kannada.
At the age of 4, Sridevi started her film career as a child artist in M.A. Thirumughams devotional Thunaivan. In 1974, she made her Bollywood debut as a child actor in Julie. In 1979, Sridevi starred as the leading lady in Solva Sawan, a remake of Bharathiraja’s Tamil film 16 Vayathinile .
In 2013 was awarded Padmashri for her contribution to Indian cinema. After she became mother for the first time with daughter Janhavi, she went away from the movie business.
She was last seen in movie Mom, where she played the role of a mother, who took the revenge from the people who harmed her daughter. The movie was lauded by the critics.