Leaving everyone in a state of shock, veteran actress Sridevi passed away in the morning hours on Sunday in Dubai. Sridevi, 54 reportedly accidentally drowned in a bath tub in Dubai.
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,” brother-in-law Sanjay Kapoor confirmed the news to reporters.
Born as Shree Amma Yanger Ayyapan, Sridevi worked in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada films before entering Hindi films.
Sridevi made her acting debut at the age of 13 with the Tamil film Moondru Mudichu.
The legendary actress made her Bollywood debut with Solva Sawan and then went on to deliver some wonderful films such as Chandi, Nagina and Sadma.
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.
Sridevi is survived by Boney Kapoor and two daughters – Janhvi and Khushi. She was Boney’s second wife.
Sridevi was reportedly with her husband Boney Kapoor during her last few hours in the hotel room.
In a career spanning over four decades, Sridevi delivered many memorable hits including Mr India, Lamhe, Khuda Gawah, Chaalbaaz, Nagina, English Vinglish and Mom. Sridevi was with Kapoor family in UAE to attend the wedding ceremony of Mohit Marwah.