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#RIPSridevi: 'I am in shock. Can't stop crying'

Last updated on: February 25, 2018 12:17 IST

'Can't imagine how such a bubbly person, a wonderful actor, is no more. She has left a void in the industry that cannot be filled.'
'One of Bollywood's brightest fires, icon of an era, queen of hearts & an artist beyond compare!'
Bollywood is in shock after Sridevi's death.


Photograph: Pradeep Bandekar

Just a couple of days ago we saw Sridevi at Mohit Marwah and Antara Motiwala's wedding, and India has woke up on Sunday morning to the shocking news of her sudden demise.

Sridevi suffered a cardiac arrest in Dubai, where she was attending the wedding.

Bollywood celebrities took to Twitter to extend their condolences:

 

Madhuri Dixit-Nene: Just woke up to the terrible news of Sridevi passing. My heart goes out to her family. The world has lost a very talented person who left behind a huge legacy in film. #RIPSridevi

Rajinikanth: 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.

Aamir Khan: I am disturbed and saddened by the untimely and tragic passing away of Srideviji. I have always been a huge fan of her work. Equally I have always been an admirer of the grace and dignity with which she conducted herself. My heartfelt condolences to everyone in the family. I join all the millions of her fans mourning her demise. Ma'am, we will always remember you with love and respect. a.

Sunny Deol: The moment the camera rolled SHREE would light up the floor ........... We did a few films together and I enjoyed working with her though we rarely spoke. I am going to miss her. Her fans r going to miss her the world is going to miss her.

Photograph: Kind courtesy Anupam Kher/Twitter

Anupam Kher: SHOCKING. JOLTED. Am I having a horrible dream. Sridevi no more? This is SO SO SAD. AND SO SO NOT FAIR. One of the most brilliant, elegant and talented actresses ever. The queen of Indian cinema. And a friend. Worked with her in so many movies. So many amazing memories.....

This is how I will always want to remember #Sridevi - Happening, Vibrant, Brilliant, Beautiful, Bestest and Unique.#QueenOfIndianCinemaSridevi

Rishi Kapoor: Woken up to this tragic news. Absolute shock. Sad. Heartfelt condolences to Boney and their two daughters!

Akshay Kumar: Shocked beyond words to hear about the sad and untimely demise of #Sridevi. A dream for many, had the good fortune of sharing screen space with her long ago and witnessed her continued grace over the years. Thoughts and prayers with the family. RIP

Twinkle Khanna: Chandni now and forever... too young and terribly heartbreaking #RIPSridevi

Hema Malini: Sridevi's sudden passing away has left me in deep shock. Can't imagine how such a bubbly person, a wonderful actor, is no more. She has left a void in the industry that cannot be filled. Boney is a good friend & I've seen their daughters grow up. My prayers are with the family.

Alia Bhatt: Nothing makes sense. I have no words.. just completely shocked. RIP Sri Devi. My icon forever. Love you.

Ekta Kapoor: The strongest women have the weakest hearts sometimes...#RIPSrideviji.

Rana Daggubati: From a Child Artist to a Legendary to Movie Star!! A great journey of one of the most charismatic women in the world of cinema comes to an end. #RIPSridevi

Anushka Sharma: I am shocked . I have no words. My condolences to the family, friends and fans of cinemas darling ... Sridevi ji .. #RIPSridevi

Suniel Shetty: Shocking and absolutely heartbreaking! No words can suffice the loss #RIPSridevi

A R Rahman: RIP @SrideviBKapoor ...Condolences to the whole family :(

Juhi Chawla: Can't believe this .. I just woke up and heard the news !!! It's sad and terribly shocking !! I've always been such a fan of Sriji!! How fragile is this life we take for granted!!

My favorite all time films, Chandni, Chaalbaaz, Mr India, Lamhe... I used to watch Sridevi my favourite actress .. mesmerized .. cute, doll like, sexy, sad, funny .. you name it she did it !! Magic on screen !!

When we named our daughter Jahnavi .. I had called up Sriji to say my baby had the same name as her daughter ..!!...... how time... and life .. fly ..

Photograph: Kind courtesy Mahesh Bhatt/Instagram

Mahesh Bhatt: Jolted by the news of Sridevi's sudden death ! The memory of her smile lives !!! Thank you Sridevi

Parineeti Chopra: CANNOT believe this. I have no words. Rip Sridevi ma'am. You were the most beautiful. Strength to Boney uncle, jahnvi, khushi and the whole family

Shraddha Kapoor: Shocked. Just can't believe it. Heartbroken beyond words can express. 1 of my favorites...1 of my inspirations while growing up... just can't believe it. RIP Sri Devi ji. Condolences to the whole family.

Allu Arjun: Shocked to Hear the Demise of Iconic actress Sridevi Garu ! Really Sad News. Condolences to Her Family, Near & dear ones. #Sridevi

Priyanka Chopra: I have no words. Condolences to everyone who loved #Sridevi. A dark day. RIP.

'Ye Lamhe, ye pal hum har pal yaad karenge.. ye mausam chale gaye toh hum fariyad karenge.. #RIPSridevi.'

Sushmita Sen: I just heard Ma'am Sridevi passed away due to a massive cardiac arrest. I am in shock...cant stop crying...

Riteish Deshmukh: Terrible terrible news.... Am shocked beyond words. SRIDEVI ji No More ... RIP

Kalki: No one can remind us to live life to the fullest better than her. R.I.P Sridevi

Sushant Singh Rajput: I'm shocked and heartbroken. I wish this was all a bad dream and that I wake up from it soon. RIP Srideviji

Ronit Roy: I knew you as a wonderful soul, a kindered spirit and I deeply grieve your passing Sridevi Ma'am. R.I.P. My deepest condolences, thoughts and prayers with the family, especially Jhanvi and Khushi.

Purab Kohli: Saddened to hear about the demise of one of the most vibrant actresses of all times #SrideviJi.. Thoughts and prayers with her family members.

Diana Penty: Can't believe this tragic news. I will always remember those beautiful eyes, that kind smile and gentle heart. We will miss you #Srideviji. Strength and peace to the family.

Jackky Bhagnani: In shock. At a loss for words... emotions running riot inside of me... #RIPSrideviji... such an an undeniable talent & always so warm, kind & encouraging... an inspiration for so many young actors. You will be missed. My thoughts and prayers are with the family.

Shreyas Talpade: The world of cinema lost one of its brightest stars today. Gone too soon Ma'am. Condolences to the family. #shocked #RIPSridevi Ma'am.

Sidharth Malhota: Really Shocked and disturbed to hear that Sridevi Ma'am is no more #RIP #Sridevi

Photograph: Kind courtesy Jacqueline Fernandez/Twitter

Jacqueline Fernandez: An absolute icon. Gone too soon, #Sridevi. Too soon...

Preity Zinta: Heartbroken & shocked to hear that my all time favourite #Sridevi is no more. May god give peace to her soul & strength to the family #RIP

Richa Chadha: Someone say this isn't true #Sridevi

Swara Bhasker: Absolutely devastating news!!!!!!! The sudden passing of #Sridevi ji is so tragic! Worst worst horrible news.. One of #Bollywood's brightest fires.. icon of an era, queen of hearts & an artist beyond compare! Deepest condolences to the family.

Jaaved Jaferi: 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.

Ayushmann Khurrana: May God bless her soul and give strength to her family. Gone too soon. She will always be remembered as a legendary actress with unmatched talent. #RIPSridevi.

Dia Mirza: I am so stunned by the news of #Sridevi Ji's passing...I can see her Sadma, Chandni, Himmatwala, ChaalBaaz, Mr India... She will live on in our hearts and in her extraordinary body of work. My heartfelt condolences to the family. #RIPSridevi.

Soha Ali Khan: Shocked, disturbed and deeply saddened to hear of Sridevi ji's demise... she was too young, too full of life. My heartfelt condolences to the family and strength to get through this unimaginably difficult time. #RIPSridevi

Kriti Sanon: Shocked!! Life is so damn unpredictable!! She was too young to leave us.. Just cant believe it! Such a huge loss.. Condolences to the family and friends.. RIP #Srideviji

Bhumi Pednekar: Am shocked beyond words.#RIPSridev ma'am.I can't believe this. You will be remembered for eternity. My condolences to the family

Huma Qureshi: Still can't get over the shock .. End of an era #Srideviji... A legend, an icon and India's brightest star.. She was always so encouraging and sweet .. My prayers and thoughts are with the family. RIP

Kriti Kulhari: RIP #Sridevi ...u will live in our hearts forever.. Deepest condolences to the whole family.

Pulkit Samrat: Too soon Mam.. :(:( #Sridevi #Inspiration #Awesome #RIP

Nikkhil Advani: Going through my timeline waiting for the first tweet to claim that it's all a hoax. Terrible news and a massive loss. Condolences to Boney sir and the family. #RIPSridevi

Shekhar Kapur: SriDevi .. gone. It's like an era is over. Like life turning a new chapter. A beautiful story just ended. An amazing spirit just vanished leaving us with amazing love and incredible grief. #Sridevi

Hansal Mehta: There will never be another #Sridevi. I was about to approach her for a film. That film will now be dedicated to her. If it finds an actor.

Boman Irani: Just woken up to the tragic and shocking news of the passing of our dear Srideviji. Heartfelt condolences to Boneyji and her family.

Nora Fatehi: I'm just shocked I have no words .. unbelievable.. #RIPSridevi ..I can't imagine what the family must be going through... unbelievable...

Manoj Bajpayee: ITS A SHOCKING NEWS .SO SO DISTURBING. RIP #Sridevi

Photograph: Kind courtesy Genelia D'Souza Deshmukh/Twitter

Genelia D'Souza Deshmukh: This cannot be true... Shocked and Shattered... Rip Mam @SrideviBKapoor ... Life is not Fair.. This is not Fair. I still remember shooting for a south film and you visited our sets..it was cold,I was freezing and with no hesitation,you just took out your gloves n gave it to me.. I have never bought another pair of gloves and treasure your gloves.Thank You Mam for being so kind to me always.

Madhavan: Shocked and deeply saddened by the tragic and sudden passing away of a Legend of Indian Cinema #Srideviji.Cant imagine what the family is going thru.Our industry will never be the same again.She was the kindest soul apart from being a Giant performer.The heavens are lucky. RIP

Amrita Rao: How Terrible could this be!!!! Shocked beyond words. Sridevi My Most Favorite Actress. My inspiration! And I suffer to type next #RIPSridevi #sad immensely.

Johny Lever: Deeply saddened and shocked to hear about #Sridevi Ji. My prayers and condolences to the family.

Neha Dhupia: So heartbreaking to hear about #Sridevi ma'am ... we just lost our finest .... gone way too soon....

Siddharth: The heart breaks. #Sridevi No words.

Nimrat Kaur: Absolutely devastated to hear about the passing of #Sridevi. What a dark black terrible moment in time. Gutted.

Zareen Khan: Shocking and unbelievable !!! Can't come to terms with the fact tht #Sridevi ma'am is no more ... Deeply saddened ! R.I.P

Vir Das: Cannot believe the heartbreaking news about #Sridevi Our industry lost a shining light today, way too early. Love and light to her family.

Armaan Malik: #Sridevi ma'am just gone from this world like poof..Just can't come to terms with it!!! Such a powerhouse of talent and such a huge loss for all of us. May she rest in peace ... really sad

Bhagyashree: Totally in shock to hear #Sridevi demise!!

Adnan Sami: I am at a loss for words & jolted as if struck by lightening at this late hour of the night to learn about the shocking & tragic news & untimely demise of #Srideviji. Heartbroken. She was India's sweetheart, an incredible artiste & a beautiful human being. Gone too soon. RIP

Madhur Bhandarkar: Unbelievable Shocking & Heartbreaking to hear about the demise of #Sridevi, one of the talented Actress of Indian Cinema. Prayers and strength to the family. #OmShanti

Raj Kundra: Heartbroken by this news!! She was One of the finest kindest souls I ever knew :( speechless shocked #RIP #Sridevi this is just not right at all! May god give all the family strength at this darkest hour.

Kritika Kamra: Can't get myself to believe.... I thought it was a hoax. #Sridevi

Karan Kundra: My god! Can't believe reading the news all over about #Sridevi ji passing away! Just saw her a couple of weeks ago! This is sad!

Anusha Dandekar: I just can't believe it's true... All my love & strength to the family. As gorgeous as an Angel & now amidst them. RIP #Sridevi

Amit Trivedi: #Sridevi Mam is no more ? Is this for real can't come to terms.i am deeply shocked and saddened.just met her 2 weeks back during padman screening and how much she appreciated the film and the score and she is gone so soon..RIP

Upen Patel: Omg!! Im in shock !! Lost for words!! my all time favourite #Sridevi may your soul rest in peace .. my prayers go out to her family x

Rahat Fateh Ali Khan: My condolences to @BoneyKapoor Ji and the Kapoor family. Deeply saddened to loose an icon like #Sridevi Ji.

Ali Asgar: Shocked and devastated .. #Sridevi..prayers and condolences to the family members

Honey Singh: Shocked by this news.Thoughts and prayers to the http://family.RIP #Sridevi Ji.

Daisy Shah: It's so hard to believe, this absolute diva that I met sometime back at one of the award nights is no more. I wish it was just a nightmare. Strength to the entire family.
#RIP #SriDevi

Manav Kaul: shocked to hear that my all time favourite #Sridevi is no more. Gone too soon ! #RIPSridevi

Nawazuddin Siddiqui: It's a heart breaking news, can't even imagine in the worst of my dreams - World losses the best performer - Condolences to the Family.
Rest in Peace #Sridevi Ji

Arbaaz Khan: Shocked and saddened by the news of Sridevi passing away gone to soon. You'll be missed. #RIPSridevi

Tiger Shroff: Just can't believe somebody so powerful and pure to have passed. Rest in peace #Sridevi ji so saddened to hear this, condolences to the family

Kiara Advani: How I wish this news was not true. Still in shock! The most heartbreaking news for every cinema lover. My deepest condolences to Boney Sir, Jhanvi and Khushi. May you Rest in peace Sri ma'am

Rakul Preet: I don't want to believe this.. shocked !A legend no more ..an irreplaceable name in Indian cinema.. my heart cries out for d family. Strength to d young girls.RIP #Sridevi Mam

Sonali Bendre: Can't believe movie screens will never light up with this immensely talented presence anymore. #RIPSridevi

Aditi Rao Hydari: Shaken and shocked beyond words... RIP #Sridevi ji... she will truly shine forever... prayers and condolences to her family and fans...

Mini Mathur: I cannot even begin to imagine what this must mean to her family if the entire country is in disbelief. Life is so tenuous.. this is such a massive tragedy. #RIPSridevi .. how we have all loved you.

Ashish Chowdry: Oh gawd noooo... How is this even happening...
Too tooooooo soon.. So sooo sad to hear this..
#Sridevi

Onir: Shocked ... Deeply saddened ... She will always be cherished for her stunning performances #sadma #lamhe #mrIndia #Chamatkar .. The list goes on.
Too early ... A huge loss for the industry and fans . Prayers with the family for this terrible loss

Rahul Bose: What a tragic day for cinema. One of the greatest talents to grace our screens. Strength to the family. #Sridevi #RestInPeace

Tusshar Kapoor: This is the worst news ever, hoping it's just a bad dream!The greatest Indian actress ever, someone whose movies I grew up on! RIP Srideviji

Photograph: Kind courtesy Rupali Ganguli/Twitter

Rupali Ganguli: My only fan moment ever. Have never taken a picture with any star ever..this is on 19th December 2017 #zeecineawards I asked her and took a picture ... she said she loves Sarabhai vs Sarabhai...she saying that made my becoming an actor Sarthak that day...@VijayGanguly #thanks

Sophie Choudry: Shattered & in tears..One of my most favourite actors ever..Sheer magic on screen & even more wonderful in person. Feel blessed to have known her. This is not fair!!! My heart goes out to the girls & Boneyji #RIPSridevi ma'am

Isha Koppikar: Shocking news! #RIP Shreedevi ji by far one of the best actresses we've had. From Sadma to Chalbaaz, Chandni , Khuda Gawah and Lamhe.I'm heart broken.May u attain peace. My deepest Condolences to the family.

Rahul Dholakia: She was a marvellous actor. Loved every performance of hers- can't believe we have lost her.. not good.not good at all. Prayers is all I can offer to Her, Boney, Family & all those who loved her. #RIPSridevi . Miss you forever.

Kavita Seth: Shocked beyond measure! We've lost an icon ! Your smile will stay in our hearts forever #Sridevi

Mallika Sherawat: Heartbroken & shocked to know that #Sridevi ji is no more !! What a sad day for all of us ... #RIPSridevi

Nimrat: Compelled at this unfortunate hour to be reminded of the age old idiom - numb at this grave untimely loss. There never was, nor will there ever be anyone quite like you. What a profoundly sad night. #TheOriginalEverything #RIPSridevi

Lisa Ray: Truly shocked and deeply saddened by the news of Sridevi's passing. What an incredible legacy. Thank you for the movies.

Sunainaa: No words. My condolences to the family and everyone affected. Rest in peace #Sridevi ...

Kunal Kohli: I can't believe this! This is too shocking #Sridevi #RIPSridevi. What was to be a special year for #Jahnvi has turned out to be a tragic year. Heart goes out to #Boneyji, #Jahnvi & #Khushi. This is too tragic a loss for the girls. #RIPSridevi #Sridevi

Hansika: My deepest condolences to the family. May her soul rest in peace #sridevi ji.

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