Tributes have been pouring in Bollywood superstar actress Sridevi Kapoor, who has died at the age of 54.
The actress, simply known as Sridevi, has died of a heart attack on Saturday while at a family wedding in Dubai.
In the course of five decades, is present in almost 300 movies, including classic, Mr. India, Chandni, ChaalBaaz and Sadma.
It was considered to be one of the few Indian female superstar capable of huge box-office success, without the support of a male hero.
Top Bollywood figures, sports giants and political leaders have reacted with shock, and Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he was “saddened” by his death.
The crowd gathered outside of Sridevi’s home in Mumbai, as the news emerged.
A spokesman of Sridevi’s husband, who is the producer Boney Kapoor, said the Indian news agency, Asian News International that his body would be flown to Dubai and Mumbai on Monday.Obituary: actress Bollywood Indian iconWhat was the reaction of Sridevi death?
The actress Priyanka Chopra tweeted: “I have no words. Condolences to all those who loved #Sridevi. A dark day. RIP”
“The world has lost a very talented person who has left a great legacy in the film,” said another big Bollywood name, Madhuri Dixit
Starring Akshay Kumar tweeted: “A dream for many, has had the good fortune to share screen space with her long time ago and saw continued grace over the years”
Cricket great Sachin Tendulkar said: “We all grew up watching her and suddenly feel that she is no longer with us, it is difficult to digest”
The President of india, Ram Nath Kovind said that his death had left millions of fans heartbroken
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Sridevi worked in films in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada and Hindi languages.
His career began at the age of four and by 13 was launched in the adult, the role of a complicated woman avenging her lover’s death.
Sridevi made her debut as an actress in a leading role in a Bollywood film in 1978, soon becoming one of India’s biggest movie stars.
The actress has decided to take a break from the film industry after the release of Judaai in 1997.
He made a comeback in 2012, the protagonist of English Vinglish.
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In 2013, the Indian government has won the Padma Shri – the fourth highest civilian honor.
It was considered to be one of the few Indian female superstar capable of huge box-office success, without the support of a male hero. How did he die?
The actress was in the United Arab Emirates to attend the wedding of his nephew, Mohit Marwah.
The husband and the daughter, Khushi, were with her when she passed on Saturday, reports say.
His brother-in-law, Sanjay Kapoor, said that it had happened at about 23:00 local time (19:00 GMT), according to the news site the Indian Express.
He has not provided further details.