Sridevi dies at 54: PM Modi, Kamal Haasan, Rajnikanth and others offer condolences
The actress was in Dubai with her family to attend the wedding of her nephew. Her death has prompted an outpouring of grief among fans and co-stars
Sridevi had an illustrious career spanning over four decades. She made her debut in 1978 with "Solva Sawan". But it was only after five years, that she gained commercial success with Jeetendra-starrer "Himmatwala". She was one of the most sought-after artistes in the film industry. Sridevi has acted with the likes of Amitabh Bachchan, Rajinikanth, Kamal Hassan and other superstars. The actor is also a known face in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada films. She has been awarded the Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian honour in 2013. She is survived by her husband, Boney Kapoor, and two daughters, Janhvi and Khushi. Several members of the film fraternity and fans took to Twitter to express their shock and grief.
Following her sudden demise, Bollywood stars, sports personalities and co-stars took to twitter to offer their condolences.