Sridevi Boney Kapoor was an icon and the first real female superstar of India. She passed away due to “accidental drowning” in Dubai, at the age of 53. The untimely death of the star has left many in shock.
Sridevi was in Dubai for a family event and had been posting pictures on her Instagram as well. Her last picture with her daughter shows her ever so gracefully.
The elegant beauty has parted ways with the world and has left a gaping hole that cannot be filled.
Her untimely demise caught everyone by surprise. She was the epitome of timeless elegance and effortless grace.
She was a celebrity even before she set foot in Bollywood. Her immense work for Malayalam, Kannada, Tamil and Telugu movies gets mostly overlooked. She started her career as a child star in those movies and got her first adult role in the Southern cinema as well. Sridevi proved time and again that there was never going to be another one like her.
The cause of death was reported as a heart attack initially. Later reports said Sridevi died of drowning in a bathtub with traces of alcohol in her body.
In more recent times she made a successful comeback with the comedy English Vinglishwhich received massive critical accolades. She also starred in the movie Mom which was a clear show of her talent and prowess in her field. Sridevi was married to Indian film producer Boney Kapoor who was with her at the time of her death.
The family of the deceased are in a complete disarray of shock.
Sridevi’s body reached India after some delays with clearances in Dubai. The funeral is underway today.
Sridevi has been a positive influence and a role model for many Indian actors and celebrities. She has been remembered by notable figures in the Indian film industry.