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Surekha Sikri (Actress) Biography, Age, Death, Husband, Children, Facts, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : July 20, 2021

Short Biography

Surekha Sikri was born on 19-04-1945 in New Delhi, India. She was an Indian Theatre Actress, Television Actress, Soap Opera Actress & Film Actress who was known for her work in Hindi television series. She also had acted in Bollywood as well as Malayalam, English, Urdu & Telugu movies.

Other Name: Surekha Sikri Rege, Surekha Rege
Other Professions: Television Actress Soap Opera Actress Film Actress
Appearance: Hindi Bollywood Malayalam English Urdu Telugu

Surekha Sikri Complete Bio & Career

Surekha Sikri was born on 19 April 1945. She is an actress. She gained her education from Aligarh Muslim University. Her drama lessons are from the National school of drama. She made her debut with the political film named "Kissa Kursi Ka" in 1978. She has to her credit numerous support roles in Hindi and Malayalam films.
She did films like Tamas in 1988. Her movie, Badhaai Ho was released in 2018. The movie named, Mammo was released in 1995. She rose to fame with the serial Balika Vadhu in 2008. She also won the award for the same. Her film Badhaai Ho did a great job in the theatre and her performance in the movie was highly praised. She also won numerous awards. In 2011, she won the Indian tilly award for the best actress in a supporting role. In 1989, she won the Sangeet Natak Akademi award for her contribution to Hindi cinema.
She did shows in the past like Pardes Mein Hai Mera Dil, Ek Tha Raja Ek Thi Rani, and Banegi Apni Baat. She played the role of Bhabo in the TV serial, Saat Phere – Saloni Ka Safar in 2006. She essayed the role of Saroj in a serial named, Kesar.

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Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

Surekha Sikri died on 16-07-2021 at the age of 76 in Mumbai from a cardiac arrest. Previously, she had two-time brain strokes.

DEATHDAY 16 July,2021 (Tuesday)
DEATH PLACE Mumbai, Maharashtra

Surekha Sikri Family, Relatives and Other Relations

She was born to an Air Force Officer father & a Teacher mother. She had a sister named Manara Sikri (Parveen Murad) who was married to Naseeruddin Shah and died in 1982. Actress Heeba Shah was her Niece. She was married to Hemant Rege, who died on 20-10-2009. Before marrying Hemant, she had a son Rahul Sikri from her first marriage, who is a theatre artist and lived in Mumbai.

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Body Measurements

Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Salt & Pepper

Personal Info

Home Town Almora, Uttarakhand, India
Nainital, Uttarakhand, India
Nationality Indian
Religion Islam
Address Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
School N/A
College Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh
National School of Drama. New Delhi
Qualification Graduate in Theatre and Drama
Hobbies Dancing, Cooking, Watching Movies
Marital Status Widow
Debut Bollywood Film - Kissa Kursi Ka (1978)
Sanjha Chulha (1990-1991)
Best Movies Parinati (1986), Tamas (1988), The Miraculous Coat (1993), Mammo (1995), Badhaai ho (2018) among others
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A
Best Known for Balika Vadhu (2008-2016), Ek Tha Raja Ek Thi Rani (2015-2017)


Favorite Color Green
Favorite Politician Indira Gandhi
Favorite Actress Hema Malini , Shabana Azmi , Rekha
Favorite Actor Amitabh Bachchan , Naseeruddin Shah
Favorite Movie Baghban (2003)
Favorite Place Kedarnath
Favorite Dress Sarees
Favorite Accessories Necklaces

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Surekha Sikri

  • Bollywood actor Naseeruddin Shah was her former brother-in-law.
  • She married twice and her son Rahul is from her first marriage.
  • She had no child with her second marriage to Hemant Rege.
  • She was awarded a Filmfare Awards in 2019 for Best Supporting Actress in the film Badhaai Ho (2018).
  • She was eighteen times nominated for various awards and won a total of fourteen awards.

Surekha Sikri Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Surekha Sikri was 76 years 2 months & 27 days old age.