Surekha Sikri reveals she suffered brain stroke 10 months ago


Veteran actress Surekha Sikri, who just won her third National Award, revealed that she suffered brain stroke 10 months ago and now she is recovering. Lately, she won best supporting actress National award for ‘Badhaai Ho’. She is hoping to return to work very soon.

 "I had a brain stroke ten months ago and I have been recovering since then. I fell down and hit my head in the bathroom while shooting in Mahableshwar. I have not been able to work due to my illness. The doctors say that I will be alright soon," HT quoted her as saying.

When asked about how's she celebrating her National Award win, Surekha Sikri said: "Celebration toh yahi hai that I am very happy in my heart. I have been meeting my friends and family."

Meanwhile, Balika Vadhu actor Shashank Vyas, paid a visit to his onscreen dadisa to congratulate her on her big win.

In 1988, she won a National Award for Tamas and then in 1995 for Mammo. Surekha Sikri, who graduated from the National School of Drama, was conferred with the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in 1989. She is a popular face in the showbiz and worked in small and big screen.