Bollywood actress Sridevi Kapoor, 54, has died of a heart attack on Saturday morning while she was attending her nephew’s wedding in Dubai, her family says.
“It is true that Sridevi passed away. I just landed here [India], I was in Dubai and now I am flying back to Dubai,” her brother-in-law Sanjay Kapoor confirmed to the Indian Express website.
Indian President Ram Nath Kovind said her death had “left millions of fans heartbroken.”
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted that he was “saddened by the untimely demise of noted actor Sridevi”
The superstar has been featured in almost 300 films and made huge box office success.
She started acting at the age of four and became one of India’s most celebrated actresses when she made her mark in the Hindi film industry with the film “Sadma” (Shock).