The much-loved veteran TV and Bollywood actor Surekha Sikri has suffered a brain stroke on Tuesday, 8 September. The actor was rushed to Mumbai’s Cooper Hospital for an emergency MRI scan. Sikri’s at-home nurse was attending to her during her morning routine when she suffered a stroke.
“I rushed her to the hospital and she is currently being treated”, the nurse added.
In 2018 too, Sikri suffered a brain stroke while on a shoot for an Indian television show in Mahabaleshwar where she fell injuring her head which led to her initial stroke. Post this, she was paralysed. However, she recovered soon and a nurse was appointed to take care of her. Surekha Sikri was last seen in Zoya Akhtar’s segment of Ghost Stories on Netflix. She was also seen in Ayushmann Khurrana’s Badhaai Ho, after which she suffered the first stroke. Sikri was paralysed when she shot for Ghost Stories. During the promotions of Ghost Stories, the actor had said in an interview,
“This is a real disability for an actor. You can’t use your hand, foot, and your body the way you want to because it is not following your commands. This is really very frustrating for an actor. Body language and movement is a great deal for me. People get scared and maybe they can’t trust me with any role whether I will be able to do them or not.” She had also said that she does not “believe in retirement”.
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