Indian cinema legend Sridevi passed away on the night of 24 February in Dubai due to cardiac arrest. Sridevi was there for the wedding of nephew Mohit Marwah and at around 11 in the nigh she suffered a massive cardiac arrest from which she never recorded. The autopsy of the body has already been done in a hospital in Dubai and her body is expected to be taken to Mumbai in a chartered flight from Dubai. Her last riots will be done in Mumbai only, where she lived and worked almost all her life.
Sridevi was married to film producer Boney Kapoor in 1996 and she quite the films in 1997 to raise her children. She is survived by her two daughters Jhanvi and Khushi. Jhanvi is currently shooting for debut film ‘Dhadak’ with Ishaan Khatter which is why she could not got to the wedding. Sridevi came back to work in films in 2012 with ‘English Vinglish’ which went on to become a superhit on the box office and garnered the best of reviews from critics around the world. Sridevi is also known for her extensive work in Tamil films and post English Vinglish she did a film called ‘Puli’.
Her last film role now is in ‘Mom’ that released in 2017 to severe critical acclaim. She played the role of a mother who is out for blood thirst vengeance for the ones who raped her daughter. Post ‘Mom’, she did not sign any film though her last appearance on silver screen will be Shahrukh Khan starrer ‘Zero’. Sridevi is doing the cameo as herself with Alia Bhatt and Karisma Kapoor for very brief seconds in the film. One hopes that makers will give a proper tribute to Sridevi in Zero, which will release on Christmas 2018. She started working at the age of 4 and has done 300 films in 5 different languages.