Surekha came in a wheelchair
Surekha Sikri’s health was deteriorating since 2018. In 2019, Surekha won the Best Supporting Actress award for the film Badhaai Ho. Surekha was in a wheelchair to receive the award. Surekha played the role of Durgadevi Kaushik in the 2018 film Badhaai Ho. He was highly appreciated for this role. He received the National Award for this role. She was confined to a wheelchair to receive the award. When she went on stage, the audience stood up and applauded Surekha. His pictures while receiving the award went viral on social media. After that, slowly Surekha’s health started deteriorating.
Archers were also in personal life
Meanwhile, Surekha worked in the Janhvi Kapoor starrer ‘Ghost Story’ web series. Ghost Stories was released on Netflix in 2020. This was the last work starring Surekha. After that Surekha’s health worsened. He suffered a second brain stroke on September 8, 2020. Earlier in November 2018, he had suffered a stroke.
Both these strokes had an adverse effect on his body. Surekha is being treated at a private hospital. Surekha was discharged after her health improved. In the last days of Surekha, her financial condition was not very good. He used to spend Rs 2 lakh every month for the treatment. But he did not ask anyone for financial help. His motto was, “I don’t want to thank anyone, just give me a job and pay me for it.”