Surekha Sikri, who had featured in some exceptional films like Tamas, Mammo, Zubeidaa, Badhaai Ho, and others, passed away this morning. The 76-year-old actress suffered a cardiac arrest.

 

In a statement, her agent Vivek Sidhwani 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. Om Sai Ram.”

 

Sikri was also popular in the television industry and one of her most memorable performances was as Dadisa in Balika Vadhu.

 

We pray that the veteran actress’ soul rests in peace.

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