New Delhi:- Sridevi died at age 54 in Dubai reportedly after cardiac arrest. As the news of her death broke, Twitter was soon flooded with condolences from Bollywood actors and politicians, while many of her fans refused to believe the shocking news.
Priyanka Chopra was one of the first ones to pay tribute to the actress on the microblogging site. “I have no words. Condolences to everyone who loved #Sridevi . A dark day . RIP,” she wrote. She later posted another tweet.
Ye Lamhe , ye pal hum har pal yaad karenge.. ye mausam chale gaye toh hum fariyad karenge.. #RIPSridevi
— PRIYANKA (@priyankachopra) February 24, 2018
Remembering her, Sridevi’s co-actor in “Sadma” and actor-turned politician, on the micro-blogging site, said, “Have witnessed Sridevi’s life from an adolescent teenager to the magnificent lady she became. Her stardom was well deserved. Many happy moments with her flash through my mind including the last time I met her. Sadma’s lullaby haunts me now. We’ll miss her.”
Like many of her fans, Rajinikanth tweeted the actor “will be missed”.
I’m shocked and very disturbed. I’ve lost a dear friend and the industry has lost a true legend. My heart goes out to her family and friends. I feel the pain with them #RIPSridev … you will be missed.
— Rajinikanth (@superstarrajini) February 25, 2018
The veteran actor’s death evoked an emotional reaction from Sushmita Sen, who in a tweet, said, “I just heard Ma’am Sridevi passed away due to a massive cardiac arrest. I am in shock…cant stop crying…”
“Gone way too soon….” tweeted Neha Dhupia.
— Neha Dhupia (@NehaDhupia) February 24, 2018
Fans gathered outside Sridevi’s residence in Mumbai expressing their shock and disbelief, news agency ANI reported.
Among other actors who tweeted about Sridevi’s death were Johny Lever, Preity Zinta, Richa Chadha and Jaaved Jaaferi.
Shocked and devastated. An amazing talent and my favourite performer passes on. A tremendous loss to the industry.
“Bijli giraane main hoon aayi, kehte hain mujhko hawa Hawaii” RIP dear #Sridevi. pic.twitter.com/nBrhmAlPlz
— Jaaved Jaaferi (@jaavedjaaferi) February 24, 2018
Deeply saddened and shocked to hear about #Sridevi Ji. My prayers and condolences to the family.
— Johny Lever (@iamjohnylever) February 24, 2018
— Preity zinta (@realpreityzinta) February 24, 2018
Oh man!The screen is blurry. Gutted! Was so excited after Mom and English Vinglish,that we’d see more of her.Childhood,love,inspiration. Gone too soon… legend. Exceptional talent. #RIPSridevi