Sridevi, the Indian icon, who acted in more than 300 movies, has died at the age of 54. In Dubai, Sridevi had gone to attend a marriage ceremony of her relative, Mohit Marwah, where she suffered a cardiac arrest. Sridevi's brother-in-law confirmed to the Indian Express on Saturday morning (Feb. 24) that she had passed away while attending a wedding ceremony.

She was loved and adored by millions of her fans for her magical roles in famous movies like “Chandni,” “Mr. India,” “Himmatwala,” and many others. After her marriage to Boney Kapoor, she took a long break from the film industry. Six years ago, she returned to the big screen with a movie called “English Vinglish,” after which she worked in three other movies.

Navdeep Suri's statement on Sridevi’s sudden death news

On Saturday evening (Feb.24), Sridevi collapsed due to a heart attack in the hotel room, and, unfortunately, a medical team could not revive her. Navdeep Suri, the Indian Ambassador in UAE, told NDTV that while taking her to the hospital she was declared dead and added that after some forensic procedures, her body will be sent to Mumbai for the last rituals.

Her demise shocked millions of fans all over the world

The sudden death of the legendary actress has shocked her millions of fans, including the whole Bollywood film industry. She was an excellent comedian and also did critically praised films like “Sadma” and “Lamhe.” She was not only an outstanding actress but also a dancing diva.

Like other South Indian actors, Sridevi was also known by her first name.

From the 1970s to 1990s, she proved her talent as a leading actress in the box office. She did different types of movies in more than five languages. Before starting her career in Hindi films, Sridevi worked in Telugu, Kannada, Tamil, and Malayalam films. When she was at four years of age, she acted in M.A. Thirumugham’s devotional "Thunaivan." “Julie” is the Bollywood debut movie of Sridevi and that time she was only 12 years old.

Her first adult movie was “Moondru Mudichu,” directed by K. Balachander, where she acted opposite to Kamal Hasan. In her glorious film career, she was nominated for 10 Filmfare Awards. She had won five Filmfare awards. In 2013, she was honored by Padma Shri by the government of India.

Other celebs reacting to her death

Other celebs really shocked at the news and tweeted their emotions to her death. The "Karma" director, Subhas Ghai, said that Sridevi was a complete actor, dignified, and flawless. One day she will surely be in the textbooks of Indian Cinema.

India's honorable PM Mr.

Narendra Modi also tweeted for the great loss of Bollywood.

Priyanka Chopra said that she had no words for this incident and showed condolences to everyone who loved Sridevi and also stated it as a dark day.

Kamal Hasan tweeted that he is the witness of Sridevi’s life from being a teenager to becoming the glorious lady she became. He also said that lots of happy moments flash through his mind and he will miss her.