Veteran Bollywood actress Surekha Sikri dies of cardiac arrest
Veteran Bollywood actress Surekha Sikri, most popular for her powerful performance as the matriarch Dadisa in the Balika Vadhu serial, has died due to a heart attack. She had won the national award three times. The 75-year-old is a familiar face in films and TV serials.
In 2020, Sikri was honoured with the National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Badhaai Ho in which she played as mother-in-law to Neena Gupta. Her last appearance on screen was in Ghost Stories directed by Zoya Akhtar and released on Netflix.