Veteran Bollywood actress Sridevi passes away at 55

Monitoring Desk

DUBAI: Senior Bollywood actress, Sridevi Kapoor passed away after a massive cardiac arrest in Dubai.

Indian media reported that the 55 years old Sridevi was in Dubai with her husband Boney Kapoor and daughter Khushi to attend a wedding.

Sanjay Kapoor, brother-in-law of Sridevi confirmed that she passed away in Dubai because of cardiac arrest.

Sridevi’s career spanned nearly three decades till she took a break in 1997. In 2012, Sridevi returned to films after a 15-year-long hiatus with English Vinglish

Starting her career as a child star, Sridevi worked in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada films before debuting in Hindi films. The Indian government awarded her Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian honour, in 2013.

Sridevi most popular and known movies are Chandni, Lamhe, Mr India, Nagina and more in the 1990s. She also won praise and awards for recent film English Vinglish.

She was last seen in 2017 film MOM. Her daughter Janhvi is set to make her Bollywood debut this year.