Sridevi starred in dozens of films in the Indian film industry and became a myth in the subcontinent in the 80s and 90s died of a heart attack in Dubai at age 54.
At the head of films such as Mawaali (1983), Tohfa (1984), Mr India (1987) or Chandni (1989), the death this Saturday of the actress has awakened countless condolences of fellow professionals, politicians and leaders of different signs in social networks.
“Sad for the premature death of the notorious actress Sridevi. She was a veteran of the film industry, whose career included various memorable roles and performances,” said Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Twitter, who conveyed his condolences to the family and the Interpreter followers.
Also the opposition leader, Rahul Gandhi, of the Congress Party and heir of Nehru-Gandhi dynasty, lamented the death of the “favorite actress of India,” whom he described as “incredibly talented and versatile.”
Sridevi debuted in 1978 with the movie Solva Sawan and after two decades of great successes, following his wedding with producer Boney Kapoor, in 1997 he took a long break from Bollywood to devote himself to his family.
In 2012, the interpreter returned to the big screen with the blockbuster English Vinglish. In addition to Hindi movies, he starred in a large number of productions in several regional languages of the Asian giant