Surekha’s family informed about her demise. Surekha had a second attack. Her manager Vivek Sidhwani told the media, “Three-time National Award winning actress Surekha Sikri has passed away due to a heart attack. She was 75 years old. This is the second time she has suffered a stroke.” Surekha Sikri had her first brain stroke in September last year. After a few days in the hospital, she was discharged.
Surekha Sikri received her acting degree from the National School of Drama. He has won three National Awards for his films ‘Tamas’, ‘Mammo’ and ‘Badhaai Ho’. Apart from the National Award, Surekha has also received the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in 1989. Although Surekha has acted in many films and plays, her grandmother’s character in the TV series ‘Balika Vadhu’ gave her real identity. His face was recognized in every household. His role was highly praised.
Surekha Sikri was born on 19 April 1945 in Delhi. His childhood was spent in Almora and Nainital. He later graduated from the National School of Drama in 1971. Surekha’s father was in the Air Force and her mother was a teacher. Surekha was married to Hemant Rege. They have a son, Rahul Sikri. Surekha Sikri’s half-sister Manara Sikri was married to Naseeruddin Shah. Manara and Naseeruddin have a daughter named Hiba Shah.
In almost 50 years of acting career, Surekha has acted in ‘Kissa Kursi Ka’, ‘Tamas’, ‘Salim Langade Pe Mat Ro’, ‘Mammo’, ‘Naseem’, ‘Sardari Begum’, ‘Sarfarosh’, ‘Dillagi’ ‘ and ‘Hari Bhari’, ‘Zubaida’, ‘Kali Salwar’, ‘Raghu Romeo’, ‘Raincoat’, ‘Tumsa Nahi Dekha’, ‘Humko Deewana Kar Gaye’, ‘Congratulations Ho’, ‘Sheer Korma’ and ‘Bhoot’ ‘Stories’. they worked. Apart from films, Surekha also wrote ‘Balika Vadhu’, ‘Ek Tha Raja Ek Thi Rani’, ‘Pardes Mein Hai Mera Dil’, ‘Saat Phere’, ‘Banegi Apna Baat’, ‘Kasar’, ‘Kahna Hai Kuch Mujhe’. . ‘Just love’. She has worked in many such famous series.