Veteran actress Sridevi has passed away, a family member said. She was 54. The actor, who was in Dubai for a family function, reportedly suffered a cardiac arrest.
Confirming the news of her death, Sridevi's brother-in-law and actor Sanjay Kapoor, told IANS, "Yes, it is true."
Sanjay, however, could not reveal more details as he was on his way to Dubai.
Sridevi, first female superstar of Bollywood, dies of cardiac arrest
Sridevi was in Dubai to attend the marriage function of starlet Sonam Kapoor's cousin Mohit Marwah, along with husband Boney Kapoor and younger daughter Khushi Kapoor.
The news of death came as a shock for everyone in Bollywood, as well as across the border.
Celebs like Mahira Khan, Imran Abbas, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, Ahmed Ali Butt, Armeena Khan and many more mourned her sudden demise.
Mahira Khan thanked the actor for all the magic she had created throughout the years.
Imran Abbas called her an ultimate superstar.
The "SADMA" of losing this ultimate superstar is heart wrenching .Her smile, beauty, acting, aura and those "NIGAAHAIN" will be missed forever. pic.twitter.com/9Y6S5qXt9w— Imran Abbas (@ImranAbbas) February 24, 2018
Rahat Fateh Ali Khan condoled the death of an icon.
Armeena Khan still couldn't believe it.
Ahmed Ali Butt feels the loss of the actor.
Saba Qamar shared a picture with the superstar from Masala! Awards last year.
Sridevi has known for her performance is some of the iconic films like Mr India, Nagina, Sadma, Chaalbaaz, Chandni among many others. The Padma Shri recipient was last seen in Mom in 2017.
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