Actor Rajit Kapoor has recalled late veteran actor Surekha Sikri was by no means given a ‘nice half since she wasn’t stunning within the typical sense’. He additionally added that it upset her quite a bit’ although she later ‘stopped caring about it’. He additionally mentioned that she by no means ‘actually bought her due as a performer’.
Surekha Sikri died on Friday morning following a cardiac arrest on the age of 75. The actor’s final rites passed off at a crematorium in Santa Cruz. Surekha had suffered her second mind stroke in September final 12 months. Her first mind stroke was in 2018. The actor was married to Hemant Rege until his dying in 2009. She is survived by her son Rahul Sikri.
Talking to SpotboyE, Rajit Kapoor mentioned, “Sadly, not many individuals knew what a firehouse she was, that her theatre colleagues knew. I additionally know that beauty got here in the best way so typically along with her. She was by no means given an ideal half since she wasn’t stunning within the typical sense and that used to upset her quite a bit within the center. However quickly she stopped caring about it. A performer like her must be given a salute.”
Recalling Surekha enjoying his grandmother in Mammo, he mentioned, “I feel she was probably the most incredible actors we’ve had within the nation and I really feel dangerous since I don’t suppose she ever actually bought her due as a performer. She solely got here into the limelight fairly late with Balika Vadhu and have become a family title. However she may do any function and the smallest half given to her would shine since she was a performer. From the small function in Saradari Begum to enjoying my nani (grandmother) in Mammo, I simply noticed the convenience and effortlessness with which she carried out and nonetheless made it starry.”
Surekha Sikri is thought for her performances in Mammo, Badhaai Ho and the favored tv present Balika Vadhu. The wheelchair-bound actor had turned as much as settle for her best-supporting actress Nationwide Movie Award for Badhaai Ho in 2019.
The actor made her foray into tv within the Nineties with Sanjha Chula and went on to function in standard reveals like Kabhie Kabhie, Simply Mohabbat, CID, Banegi Apni Baat and Balika Vadhu. She was final seen in Netflix’s anthology Ghost Tales (2020), within the story directed by Zoya Akhtar.