Colleagues, admirers and politicians pay tributes to the iconic Sridevi
Condolences poured in at the sudden death of legendary actor Sridevi, who passed away yesterday after a cardiac arrest. "(Sridevi) was a veteran of the film industry, whose long career included diverse roles and memorable performances. My thoughts are with her family and admirers. May her soul rest in peace," tweeted PM Narendra Modi. Sridevi and her movies were trending topics on Twitter today.
PM Modi pays homage
The actor's co-stars of the yesteryears reminisce about the past
"Have witnessed Sridevi's life from an adolescent teenager to the magnificent lady she became. Her stardom was well deserved. Many happy moments with her flash through my mind. Sadma's lullaby haunts me now," posted Sridevi's 'Sadma' co-star Kamal Haasan. "Woken up to this tragic news. Absolute shock. Sad. Heartfelt condolences to Boney and their two daughters!" tweeted her 'Chadni' co-star Rishi Kapoor.
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The newer generation condoles the untimely loss
"I'm in a state of shock, can't get over this heartbreaking news. Such a beautiful soul," condoled Shilpa Shetty. Farhan Akhtar remembered his first job on 'Lamhe' and the song 'Megha re Megha' featuring Sridevi. "A true star. A gifted actor. A woman with tremendous dignity," he wrote. "Don't remember feeling this heartbroken in a very, very long time," said Nimrat Kaur.
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Top politicians pay respects to the iconic actor
"Sridevi- a powerhouse of acting, a long journey embellished with success comes to a sudden end. My condolences to her loved ones and fans," tweeted Union Minister Smriti Irani. AP CM N Chandrababu Naidu also paid homage, "As a multilingual actress, especially for the Telugus, Sridevi became the most favorite heroine. She remains as a proud actress of India with her unparalleled acting skills."