New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday mourned the sudden demise of veteran actor Sridevi.
Taking to his Twitter handle, President Kovind recalled the work of the legendary actor and wrote that she would always be an ‘inspiration for others’,President Kovind Tweeted.
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Shocked to hear of passing of movie star Sridevi. She has left millions of fans heartbroken. Her performances in films such as Moondram Pirai, Lamhe and English Vinglish remain an inspiration for other actors. My condolences to her family and close associates #PresidentKovind
— President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) February 25, 2018
Terming Sridevi as “a powerhouse of acting”, Union Minister Smriti Z Irani also expressed condolence on the demise of the veteran actor, Irani Tweeted.
Sridevi – a powerhouse of acting , a long journey embellished with success comes to a sudden end. My condolences to her loved ones and fans.
— Smriti Z Irani (@smritiirani) February 25, 2018
Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh mourned the untimely demise of veteran actress, Sridevi, and recalled her as one of the few genuine people he met from the cinema industry.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tweeted.
Saddened at the untimely passing away of Sridevi, one of the most popular actors of a generation. Condolences to her family, her colleagues in the industry and fans
— Mamata Banerjee (@MamataOfficial) February 25, 2018
Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan also took to his social media handle to express grief over the great loss and said that the actor’s work and mesmerising personality will always keep her alive in everyone’s memories.
“Shocked to know that Senior Bollywood Actress Sri Devi Ji suffered a massive cardiac arrest & is no more with us. My thoughts are with her family, friends & millions of fans around the globe. Her fantastic work & mesmerising personality will always keep her alive in our memories,” Pradhan said.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu also recalled Sridevi as a proud actress with her unparalleled acting skills.
“As a multilingual actress, especially for the Telugus, she( Sridevi) became the most favorite heroine. She remains as a proud actress of India with her unparalleled acting skills,” Naidu said.
Congress party leader and MP Shashi Tharoor also expressed shock over the untimely passing of Sridevi.A Padma Shri recipient, Sridevi passed away on Saturday night due to a cardiac arrest in Dubai, where she was attending a family wedding with her husband Boney Kapoor and her younger daughter Khushi.