RIP Surekha Sikri: Amul pays a fitting tribute to the Badhaai Ho actress
Hindi cinema’s one of the most versatile actresses Surekha Sikri breathed her last on July 16. The 75-year-old actress died due to cardiac arrest. She was not keeping well for the last few years. Her co-stars and fans are heartbroken. They remembered her with some of the most heartfelt posts. Tributes started pouring in for the veteran actress from all over the nation. Now dairy brand Amul has paid a touching yet fitting tribute to the powerhouse performer.
Amul’s latest topical features animated sketches of Sikri’s some of the most iconic characters from her critically acclaimed films and TV shows like Badhaai Ho and Balika Vadhu. The topical reads, “Har role mein Badhai mili. Surekha Sikri (1945-2020).” Alongside the topical, Amul wrote, “#Amul Topical: Tribute to three time National Film Award winning actress…”
You can take a look at Amul’s tribute below:
The theater veteran played supporting roles in several films. She received National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Tamas, Mammo and Badhaai Ho. Not just films and theater, Sikri also gave some of her most memorable roles in TV shows like Banegi Apni Baat, Just Mohabbat, and Balika Vadhu to name a few. Surekha is was also the recipient of 1989 Sangeet Natak Akademi Award for her contribution to Hindi theatre.