Veteran actress Surekha Sikri passes away today at the age of 75 due to cardiac arrest. The actress was known for the movie Badhai Ho and daily soap Balika Vadhu. The actor was not well for some time and had suffered a brain stroke in 2020 and a paralytic stroke earlier in 2018. The actor’s manager confirmed the news to Indian Express.
Balika Vadhu actress Surekha Passes of Cardiac Arrest at 75
She was a recipient of three national awards, Sikri theatre, and a TV veteran actress was best known for her performance in Tamas, Mammo, Salim Langde Pe Mat Ro, Zubeidaa, and daily soap Balika Vadhu. She received widespread praise for her role in Balika Vadhu as well as playing the role of the grandmother of Aayhsman Khurrana in Badhai ho. Surekha Sikri made her debut in 1978, with the film Kissa Kursi Ka.
In one of her interviews with Times of India, “I had a brain stroke ten months ago and I have been recovering since then. I fell down and hit my head in the bathroom while shooting in Mahabaleshwar. I have not been able to work due to my illness. The doctors say that I will be alright soon.”
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