Tendulkar said this news is hard to digest Image: Twitter
Sridevi’s untimely death has sent ripples across the nation. And most sport stars, who had grown up watching the veteran actor, were in utter shock.
Sridevi was in Dubai to attend her nephew Mohit Marwah’s wedding, when she passed away after reportedly suffering a heart attack. Her brother-in-law Sanjay Kapoor has confirmed the news, saying “Yes, it is true.”
Here’s how the sport fraternity paid its tributes to the actor who entertained audiences for nearly four decades.
Sachin Tendulkar said, “It is really, really sad. When I woke up and read about it, it is really sad. I have no words to express to what I feel because we all grew up watching her and suddenly to hear that she is no longer with us, it is hard to digest that. My condolences to her family members and everyone, who has followed her career. Loved her for everything she was and everything she did for us."
Such sad and shocking news . My condolences to the family #RIPSridevi🙏🏻— Pvsindhu (@Pvsindhu1) February 25, 2018
Very shocked to hear about the passing away of iconic actress #Sridevi ji. Condolences to her family and loved ones. May her soul rest in peace.— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) February 25, 2018
Shocked to hear about the demise of #Sridevi ji . Condolences to her family and friends.— Mohammad Kaif (@MohammadKaif) February 24, 2018
Saddened by the sudden demise of the legendary #Sridevi. My condolences to her family. My her soul rest in peace.— Dipa Karmakar (@DipaKarmakar) February 25, 2018
Oh my god .. my fav #SRIDEVI 😔😔RIP .. prayers and condolences to her family and all her fans .— Parupalli Kashyap (@parupallik) February 24, 2018
Shocked to hear about the demise of #Sridevi ji .Heartfelt Condolences to the family. Om Shanti !— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) February 25, 2018
Oh, no! In her own way, she lit up the screen. Such a star! No age to go. #Sridevi.— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) February 24, 2018