Surekha Sikri tribute: Badhaai Ho star Sanya Malhotra, Balika Vadhu star Mahhi Vij and others remember late actor

  • Surekha Sikri died of a cardiac arrest on Friday. Many film and television personalities offered their condolences.
Surekha Sikri died on Friday morning.
Surekha Sikri died on Friday morning.
Published on Jul 16, 2021 11:52 AM IST
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Veteran actor Surekha Sikri died on Friday at the age of 75 after she suffered a cardiac arrest. She is survived by her son Rahul Sikri.

Several film and television personalities paid their respects to late Surekha Sikri on social media platforms. Actor Manoj Bajpayee tweeted, "Very Sad news !!! One of the greatest talent Surekha Sikari ji passed away leaving behind so many great performances in theatre and cinema!! She was a treat to watch on stage.can’t forget some of those memories of her act in theatre.great craft and a graceful person!! RIP" followed by folded hands emojis.

Taking to Instagram Stories, he shared a post and wrote "rest in peace" followed by folded hands prayer emojis.

Sharing his tweet, actor Pooja Bhatt wrote, "She was a force of nature if ever there was one. Hence I won’t say rest in peace but RAGE in peace Surekhaji. As you did,during your time on earth!"

Taking to Instagram Stories, actor Sanya Malhotra shared a video clip of Surekha reciting Faiz Ahmad Faiz's Mujhse Pehli Si Mohabbat and wrote 'rip' followed by a broken heart emoji. On Instagram Stories, actor Vijay Varma shared a vintage picture of the late actor and wrote, "Surekha Sikri What a force of nature she was. A true artist. A big loss to cinema. Heartbroken" followed by a broken heart emoji.

Sanya Malhotra shared a video clip of Surekha reciting Mujhse Pehli Si Mohabbat.
Sanya Malhotra shared a video clip of Surekha reciting Mujhse Pehli Si Mohabbat.
Vijay Varma also paid tribute with a vintage picture of the late actor.
Vijay Varma also paid tribute with a vintage picture of the late actor.

Lyricist Swanand Kirkire tweeted in Hindi, "Goodbye Surekha Sikri ji." Actor Divya Dutta shared an old picture with Surekha Sikri. She captioned the post, "RIP #surekha ji!! Shall always remember you do very fondly!!!" On Twitter, actor Randeep Hooda shared Surekha Sikri's pictures and wrote, "Rest in peace #SurekhaSikri ji."

Lyricist Swanand Kirkire tweeted in Hindi.
Lyricist Swanand Kirkire tweeted in Hindi.
Randeep Hooda shared Surekha Sikri's pictures and tweeted.
Randeep Hooda shared Surekha Sikri's pictures and tweeted.


Television actors, Mahhi Vij on her Instagram Stories shared pictures with the late actor and wrote 'RIP' while Kishwer Merchant shared a post and wrote 'RIP' followed by a folded hands prayer emoji. Kritika Kamra tweeted, "#SurekhaSikri What a powerhouse! Rest in peace ma’am."

Mahhi Vij shared pictures with the late actor on her Instagram Stories.
Mahhi Vij shared pictures with the late actor on her Instagram Stories.
Kritika Kamra tweeted, "#SurekhaSikri What a powerhouse! Rest in peace ma’am."
Kritika Kamra tweeted, "#SurekhaSikri What a powerhouse! Rest in peace ma’am."

Earlier, her manager in a statement said that Surekha Sikri 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. She was surrounded by family and her caregivers. The family asks for privacy at this time. Om Sai Ram," the actor's agent Vivek Sidhwani said.

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Surekha Sikri had suffered a brain stroke in September last year and was discharged after a few days.

The three-time National Award-winning actor is best known for her performances in Tamas, Mammo, Salim Langde Pe Mat Ro, Zubeidaa”, Badhaai Ho. She also starred in the television serial Balika Vadhu. Surekha was last seen in Netflix's anthology Ghost Stories last year, in the story directed by Zoya Akhtar.

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