National Awardee actress Surekha sikri passes away
Three time National Award winning actress Surekha Sikri(75) has died in Mumbai after suffering a cardiac arrest, Sikri was seen in films and TV serials like Balika Vadhu. . The actress was known for films such as Badhaai Ho and TV shows like Balika Vadhu. Bollywood celebs have mourned the loss. She suffered two brain strokes in 2018 and 2020 . Several Bollywood celebrities have mourned her loss. Among them actors Manoj Bajpayee, Puja Bhat, and Delhi CM Kejrival paid a tribute to her demise.
Surekha's manager confirmed her death saying she was surrounded by relatives and her caregivers. Surekha Sikri mader her debut with a political drama film 'Kissa Kursi Ka' in 1978.She received the National Award for Best supporting actress thrice for the films Tamas(1988), Mammo(1995) and 'Badhaai Ho'(2018). She also won the Sangeet Natak Academy Award in 1989. She was born in Uttar Pradesh and graduated from National School of Drama in 1971.