Bollywood actress Sridevi passed away on early Sunday morning after suffering a cardiac arrest in Dubai. Sridevi was 54. The actress was in Dubai with her family to attend a wedding ceremony of Mohit Marwah. At the time of her death, Sridevi was with her husband Boney Kapoor and daughter Khushi. “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,” Sanjay Kapoor confirmed the news to IndianExpress.com.
The news left many in shock with former and current sportspersons reacting to the news. Former cricketer Sachin Tendulkar said on Sunday, “It is really sad. When I woke up and read about it … it is really sad I have no words to express because we all grew up watching her and suddenly to hear that she is no longer with us is hard to digest.”
Shocked to hear about the demise of #Sridevi ji . Condolences to her family and friends.
— Mohammad Kaif (@MohammadKaif) 24 February 2018
Saddened by her sudden demise!
— Shoaib Akhtar (@shoaib100mph) 25 February 2018
Very saddened by the news of Srideviji passing away. My heartfelt condolences to the entire family.#RIPSridevi
Absolutely shocked to hear about the passing away of our Bollywood queen #Sridevi . May her soul rest in peace, my deepest condolences to the family 🙏
— yuvraj singh (@YUVSTRONG12) February 25, 2018
Oh, no! In her own way, she lit up the screen. Such a star! No age to go. #Sridevi.
— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) 24 February 2018
Can’t imagine Bollywood without Sridevi… We grew up watching her films. I’ll always remember her from Mr. India and Chandni. My deepest sympathies for her family. Never know what life has in store for us but the whole world will remember her fondly for generations to come.
So shocking and heartbreaking 💔 you will be missed dearly Sridevi Ma’am… life is so unpredictable and scary sometimes 😞 RIP
— Sania Mirza (@MirzaSania) February 25, 2018
RIP to one of the greatest actors in the history of Indian Cinema, Sri Devi. Her films were a big part of our childhood.
— Singh Brothers (@SinghBrosWWE) 24 February 2018
Shocked to hear about the sudden demise of #Sridevi ji, a legend of Indian Cinema. May god give peace to her soul & strength to family, friends and fans. ॐ शांति 🙏
— Rajyavardhan Rathore (@Ra_THORe) February 25, 2018
Shocked to hear about the demise of #Sridevi ji .Heartfelt Condolences to the family. Om Shanti !
Such sad and shocking news . My condolences to the family #RIPSridevi🙏🏻
— Pvsindhu (@Pvsindhu1) February 25, 2018
— Vijender Singh (@boxervijender) February 25, 2018
Saddened by the sudden demise of the legendary #Sridevi. My condolences to her family. My her soul rest in peace.
— Dipa Karmakar (@DipaKarmakar) February 25, 2018
This can’t be true. Sad. Shocked. 😞 https://t.co/SDpTuPgsv6
— Aakash Chopra (@cricketaakash) 24 February 2018
— Pragyan Ojha (@pragyanojha) 24 February 2018
Oh my god .. my fav #SRIDEVI 😔😔RIP .. prayers and condolences to her family and all her fans .
— Parupalli Kashyap (@parupallik) February 24, 2018
Sridevi was born as Shree Amma Yanger Ayyapan and has worked in different film industries including Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada. She was also a recipient of Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian honour, in 2013.