Bollywood actor Sridevi passed away on Saturday night after a cardiac arrest, confirmed her brother-in-law Sanjay Kapoor. The legend Siri Devi passed away at the age of 54. Sanjay Kapoor had confirmed the news about her death “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,”

 

Siri Devi was with her husband Boney Kapoor and Khushi Kapoor in Dubai where they were to attend Siri Devi’s nephew Mohit Marwa’s wedding ceremony when the incident took place. Siri Devi’s daughter Jhanvi Kapoor could not spend the last moments with her dearly mother as she was busy while shooting her upcoming debut film with Karan Johar for the film Dhadak.

Born as Shree Amma Yanger Ayyapan later known as Siri Devi starred in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, and Kannada film before entering the hindi film industry. The actor was well known for her beauty and her acting skills.  She started acting in the lates 1960’s but her performance in Malayalam film Poombata in 1974 won her the state award for best child artist.

Siri devi made her Bollywood debut by starring as a kid in the film Julie in 1975. Her first adult role was at the age of 13 in the Tamil film Moondru Madichu in 1976.  She became the one of the biggest actor in the Bollywood film industry and the government of India also awarded her with Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian honor back in 2013.

After taking a break from the film Jidaai she came to back to the Bollywood industry with the film English vinglish in 2012 which was a great hit and recent movie was back in 2017 Mom.  Sridevi’s most memorable onscreen pairing was with her real-life brother-in-law Anil Kapoor, while her most successful films were produced by husband Boney Kapoor. We have lost another gem in the film industry, It has been a huge blow to the Bollywood film industry and another black day in the film industry.