Bollywood celebrities like Asha Bhosle, Sridevi and Shabana Azmi have expressed shock and grief at the "sudden" and "unfortunate" demise of Indian Minister of State for Human Resources Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar. They remember her as an exuberant person with a zest for life.
Late actress Sridevi, who was the reigning queen of Bollywood, would have turned 56 today. She died last February in Dubai. She was popularly called the first female superstar of Hindi cinema. She made a comeback to films with 2012's English Vinglish. Her last film was MOM.
On her birth anniversary, here's a look at her journey.