New Delhi: Sachin Tendulkar mourned the sudden demise of Sridevi, saying it is hard to digest that the veteran actress is no more.
Sridevi passed away late last night reportedly due to cardiac arrest in Dubai, where she had gone along with her family to attend her nephew Mohit Marwah’s wedding. She was 54.
“It is really sad. When I woke up and read about it … it is really sad I have no words to express because we all grew up watching her and suddenly to hear that she is no longer with us is hard to digest,” Tendulkar said after flagging off the 3rd IDBI Federal Life Insurance New Delhi Marathon here on Sunday.
“My condolences to her family members and everyone who followed her and loved her for everything that she was and everything she did for us,” he added.
Bollywood diva Sridevi passed away on Saturday night after suffering a cardiac arrest in Dubai. Sridevi was 54. The actress was in Dubai with her family to attend a wedding ceremony of Mohit Marwah. At the time of her death, Sridevi was with her husband Boney Kapoor and daughter Khushi.
The news left many in shock with former and current sportspersons reacting to the news. Former India cricketer Mohammed Kaif tweeted his condolences, “Shocked to hear about the demise of #Sridevi ji. Condolences to her family and friends.”
Shocked to hear about the demise of #Sridevi ji . Condolences to her family and friends.
— Mohammad Kaif (@MohammadKaif) February 24, 2018
This can’t be true. Sad. Shocked. ? https://t.co/SDpTuPgsv6
— Aakash Chopra (@cricketaakash) February 24, 2018
Oh, no! In her own way, she lit up the screen. Such a star! No age to go. #Sridevi.
— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) February 24, 2018