Legendary Bollywood actor Sridevi died of cardiac arrest in Dubai on Saturday. The 55-year-old actor was in Dubai with husband Boney Kapoor and daughter Khushi to attend a family wedding.
A video clip of the actor attending a family wedding has gone viral now. The video was shot just few days before her tragic death.
Social media was abuzz with her tragic death from around midnight but it was widely believed to a rumour. What had triggered the rumour mill was a tweet by Bollywood megstar Amitabh Bachchan, who wrote, “Don’t know why, feeling frightened.”
T 2625 – न जाने क्यूँ , एक अजीब सी घबराहट हो रही है !!
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) February 24, 2018
The news of Sridevi’s tragic death has become a dominating theme of social media conversations with condolences pouring in.
I have no words. Condolences to everyone who loved #Sridevi . A dark day . RIP
— PRIYANKA (@priyankachopra) February 24, 2018
Heartbroken by this news!! She was One of the finest kindest souls I ever knew 🙁 speechless shocked ? ? #RIP #Sridevi this is just not right at all! May god give all the family strength at this darkest hour. pic.twitter.com/lBZrQjEabE
— Raj Kundra (@TheRajKundra) February 24, 2018
#Sridevi… Sigh! Sometimes you don’t want news to be true but it is what it is
— Ashwin Mushran (@ashwinmushran) February 24, 2018
— Rajat Sharma (@RajatSharmaLive) February 24, 2018
Sridevi had made her Bollywood debut as a child artist with Julie. She entered Bollywood as an adult actor after having established her credentials in Tamil cinema. Solva Sawan in 1978 was her first Hindi film in a leading role. Her next film was Himmatwala, which gave her wide recognition.
She acted in several commercially hit films including Tohfa, Chandni, Mr India, Nagina, Chaalbaz among others.