Nationwide Award-winning actor Surekha Sikri has died in Mumbai on the age of 75. The actor was ailing for a while and had suffered a mind stroke in 2020 and a paralytic stroke earlier in 2018. Actor’s supervisor confirmed the news to indianexpress.com, “Three-time nationwide award successful actress, Surekha Sikri has handed away following a cardiac arrest earlier this morning on the age of 75. She had been affected by issues arising from a second mind stroke. She was surrounded by household and her caregivers. The household asks for privateness presently. Om Sai Ram.”
The veteran actor’s profession spanned theatre, movies and tv. She made her debut with 1978 political drama movie Kissa Kursi Ka and performed author-backed roles throughout movies in varied industries. She obtained the Nationwide Movie Award for Greatest Supporting Actress thrice, together with Tamas (1988), Mammo (1995) and Badhaai Ho (2018).
Born in Uttar Pradesh, she graduated from Nationwide Faculty of Drama (NSD) in 1971. She additionally received the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in 1989. The actor’s father was within the Air Power and her mom was a trainer. She married Hemant Rege they usually have a son collectively, Rahul Sikri.
The actor discovered loads of reputation together with her position of a stern matriarch Kalyani Devi in TV cleaning soap Balika Vadhu. She was a part of the present from its inception 2008 until its finish in 2016. Her act as a matriarch in 2018’s Badhaai Ho was additionally a lot appreciated, for which she additionally obtained a Nationwide Award. The actor had arrived in a wheelchair to select up her award.