Published On: Sat, Feb 24th, 2018

Chandni, Sadma Actress Sridevi Passes Away; She Was 54

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Fans started gathering with heavy grief outside Sridevi’s residence in Mumbai’s Lokhandwala following the news of her demise in Dubai at around 11:30 (Indian time) on Saturday night. She was 54 and was there to attend the wedding ceremonies of nephew Mohit Marwah.

Chandni, Sadma Actress Sridevi Passes Away; She Was 54

Husband Boney Kapoor and her two daughters, Jhanvi and Khushi, witnessed good flow of ardent fans outside the house who have gathered to pay respects to the veteran actor.

A source at Airports Authority of India (AAI) said a private jet has been flown to bring her body from Dubai. It is expected by 8 p.m. (Indian time) the jet will reach Mumbai.

Meanwhile, ample police personnel and police vans have been stationed outside her residence to avoid any commotion.

The legendary actress started her acting career at the age of just four as a child artist in a South India movie. In the early 1980s she has given several box-office hits including Mawaali (1983), Tohfa (1984), Mr India (1987) and Chandni (1989).

She received critical acclaim for her performance films in Sadma (1983), ChaalBaaz (1989), Lamhe (1991), and Gumrah (1993).

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