National award-winning actor Surekha Sikri is no more. 

Surekha Sikri breathed her last on Friday morning at the age of 75. 

Surekha Sikri passed away after suffering a massive cardiac arrest due to complications arising out of 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,” a statement from the actor’s agent read. 

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“She was surrounded by family and her caregivers. The family asks for privacy at this time. Om Sai Ram,” the statement added. 

Surekha Sikri had suffered a brain stroke in September last year. 

Meanwhile, noted personalities mourned the demise of the veteran actor. 

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Surekha Sikri was best known for her portrayal of the strict daadi in the TV show Balika Vadhu. 

In Bollywood, she featured in small but significant roles in critically acclaimed films such as Zubeidaa, Mr and Mrs Iyer and Raincoat.  

Surekha Sikri was last seen in Netflix’s anthology Ghost Stories, in the segment directed by Zoya Akhtar. 

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