Veteran actor Surekha Sikri died on Friday morning at the age of 75 following a
cardiac arrest, her agent said.
In a statement shared with the media, the agent said the actor had been suffering
from complications arising from a second brain stroke.
“Three-time National Award-winning actress Surekha Sikri has passed away
following a cardiac arrest earlier this morning at the age of 75. She had been suffering
from complications arising from a second brain stroke,” the actor’s agent Vivek
Sidhwani said. “She was surrounded by family and her caregivers. The family asks for
privacy at this time. Om Sai Ram,” he added.
Sikri had suffered a brain stroke in September last year and was discharged after a
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Born in New Delhi, India,Surekha Sikri made her debut in 1978 with Kissa Kursi Ka.
She married Hemant Rege and they have a son together, Rahul Sikri. Her works in the
industry include Balika Vadhu, movie Badhaai Ho, Ek Tha Raja Ek Thi Rani, Pardes
Mein Hai Mera Dil…
Indumati Lala Mehra, Maha Kumbh: Ek Rahasaya, Ek Kahani, Saat Phere – Saloni Ka
Safar, Banegi Apni Baat, Kesar, Kkehna Hai Kuch Mujhko, Saher, Samay, CID and Just
Mohabbat, among others. The veteran actress has won three national awards,
including one for Badhaai Ho. Surekha was last seen in Netflix”s anthology Ghost
Stories directed by Zoya Akhtar.