|Full Name Surekha Sikri|
Name Surekha Sikri
Nieces Heeba Shah
|Years active 1978–present|
Spouse Hemant Rege (m. ?–2009)
Role film actress
Siblings Parvin Murad
|Born 19 April 1945 (age 76) (1945-04-19) New Delhi, British India|
Movies and TV shows Balika Vadhu, Mammo, Tamas, Zubeidaa, Tumsa Nahin Dekha: A
Education National School of Drama
Died 16 July 2021 (aged 76), Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Similar Anita Raj, Pratyusha Banerjee, Shashank Vyas
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Surekha Sikri or Surekha Sikri Rege (19 April 1945 – 16 July 2021) was an Indian film, theatre and television actress. A veteran of Hindi theatre, she made her debut in the 1978 political drama film Kissa Kursi Ka, and went on to play supporting roles in numerous Hindi and Malayalam films, as well as in Indian soap operas.
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- Early life and background
- Personal life
Sikri won the National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress thrice, for her role in Tamas (1988) and Mammo (1995). She was awarded the Indian Telly Award for Best Actress in a Negative Role in 2009 for her work in the primetime soap opera Balika Vadhu, and for the same show won the Indian Telly Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role in 2011. In addition, she won the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in 1989 for her contributions towards Hindi theatre.
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Early life and background
Sikri belonged to Uttar Pradesh and she spent her childhood in Almora and Nainital. At the beginning stage of her career she attended GEC, Aligarh Muslim University Aligarh. Later she graduated from National School of Drama (NSD) in 1968, and worked with the NSD Repertory Company for over a decade before shifting base to Mumbai.Her father was in the Air Force and her mother was a teacher.She was married to Hemant Rege and she had a son, Rahul Skri who lives in Mumbai and works as an artist. She lost her husband Hemant Rege due to heart failure on 20 October 2009. Surekha Sikri was the recipient of 1989 Sangeet Natak Akademi Award. In Dec 2008, she was awarded "Best actress in negative role" for the serial Balika Vadhu, in the IDEA ITA Awards 2008.
Noted actor Naseeruddin Shah is her former brother-in-law, as his first marriage was with her step-sister Manara Sikri. She is their daughter Heeba Shah's maternal aunt. Heeba in fact even acted as the younger version of her aunt's character Dadisa in the television serial Balika Vadhu.
Sikri died on 16 July 2021 at the age of 76 of a cardiac arrest. She had been suffering from the complications of two previous brain strokes.