Accessibility links

Breaking News

Sridevi, Famed Bollywood Actress, Dies at 54


FILE - Actress Sridevi Kapoor arrives for the gala presentation of "English Vinglish" at the 37th Toronto International Film Festival, Sept. 14, 2012.

Famed Bollywood actress Sridevi Kapoor, best known as Sridevi, died of a heart attack Saturday in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, a family member said. Sridevi was 54.

She was known for her roles in the 1990s in Indian Hindi romantic drama films, including Chandni, Lamhe, as well as Mr. India and Nagina. She began working in films as a child.

After word of Sridevi's death, Indian actress Priyanka Chopra tweeted, "I have no words. Condolences to everyone who loved #Sridevi. A dark day. RIP."

XS
SM
MD
LG