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Veteran Bollywood actress Surekha Sikri passes away at 75

She was last seen in Netflix anthology Ghost Stories in the section helmed by Zoya Akhtar.

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Veteran Bollywood and TV  actress Surekha Sikri passed away due to cardiac arrest aged 75.

As being reported, Surekha Sikri known best for films such as Badhaai Ho and TV shows like Balika Vadhu, was admitted to the hospital in Mumbai due to atrial fibrillation, ischemic heart disease, and cerebrovascular accident.

According to Indian media, the actor was ailing for a long time and had also suffered two brain strokes in 2020 and 2018.

Confirming the news of her demise, her manager in a statement said: “Three-time national award-winning actress, Surekha Sikri has passed away following a cardiac arrest earlier this morning at the age of 75. She had been suffering from complications arising from a second brain stroke. She was surrounded by family and her caregivers. The family asks for privacy at this time.”

Surekha Sikri made her debut with the 1978 political drama film Kissa Kursi Ka. She was last seen in Netflix anthology Ghost Stories in the section helmed by Zoya Akhtar.

Condolences messages pour in on social media on her demise, remembering her contribution to the entertainment world.

 

 

 

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Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.