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'Shocked to hear,' says President Kovind on Sridevi’s death

By Madhuri Adnal
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    President Ram Nath Kovind paid his condolences to Bollywood actress Sridevi's family. Prime Minister Narendra Modi also offered his condolences on her death.

    'Shocked to hear,' says President Kovind on Sridevi’s death

    Taking to Twitter, he tweeted, "Shocked to hear of passing of movie star Sridevi. She has left millions of fans heartbroken. Her performances in films such as Moondram Pirai, Lamhe and English Vinglish remain an inspiration for other actors. My condolences to her family and close associates."

    The news of the demise of Bollywood actress Sridevi has left the entertainment fraternity in a deep state of shock. Known by one name, the Padma Shri awardee was known as the first female superstar in India's male-dominated film industry. Her brother-in-law Sanjay Kapoor confirmed the news that she died Saturday in Dubai due to cardiac arrest.

    Meanwhile, actors from across India including Kamal Haasan,Priety Zinta, Anushka Sharma, Riteish Deshmukh, Priyanka Chopra, Sushmita Sen, Nimrat Kaur, among others, took to Twitter to express grief over the loss.

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