National award winning actress Surekha Sikri dies due to cardiac arrest | Tributes pour in

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Veteran actress Surekha Sikri passed away on Friday in Mumbai. She was 75. The actress suffered a cardiac arrest earlier this morning. She had suffered a brain stroke in 2020 and a paralytic stroke earlier in 2018.

Veteran actress Surekha Sikri passed away on Friday in Mumbai. She was 75. The actress suffered a cardiac arrest earlier this morning. She had suffered a brain stroke in 2020 and a paralytic stroke earlier in 2018. The veteran actress has won three national awards for her roles in the films “Tamas”, “Mammo” and “Badhaai Ho”. She was last seen in Zoya Akhtar’s segment of the OTT anthology film “Ghost Stories” that was released earlier last year.

Surekha Sikri made her debut in the 1978 political drama film Kissa Kursi Ka and went on to play supporting roles in numerous Hindi and Malayalam films. She also grabbed many eyeballs for her powerful roles in Indian TV serials. She rose to fame as Kalyani Devi Dharamveer Singh aka Dadisa in the show Balika Vadhu.

Surekha Sikri dies at 75: Manoj Bajpayee, Neena Gupta, other celebs mourn her death

Veteran actress Surekha Sikri, known for her work in films “Mammo”, “Badhaai Ho” and TV show “Balika Vadhu”, died on Friday morning at the age of 75 following a cardiac arrest. Bollywood personalities including Manoj Bajpayee, Neena Gupta, Janhvi Kapoor and Randeep Hooda have mourned the death of three-time National Award-winning actress.

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