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  • Also Know as :- Sridevi
  • Profession:- Actress , Actor, Guest Appearance, Producer, Singer, Supporting Actress
  • Gender :- female
  • Birthdate:- 13 Aug 1963
  • Status:- Married
  • Debut Year:- 1967
  • Active Years:- 28 Feb 2018

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She was also voted the India’s Greatest Actress in 100 years in a CNN – IBN National Poll conduted in 2013 on the occasion of the Centenary celebrations of the Indian Cinema. The film Sadma was a milestone in her life and this film went on to be on the list of ‘ 10 Must Watch movies that weren’t block busters’. This film saw Sridevi performing as a child woman suffering from amnesia and is considered as a milestone role in her illustrious career. She has acted mostly opposite to Jeetendra , Amitabh Bachchan , Anil Kapoor, Kamal Haasan . Sridevi remained the most undisputed NO.1 for all her roles which varied from a Nagin to a child woman to a Romantic actress. Her role in Mr. India is one of the most Iconic films of its time. Directed by Shekhar Kapur and became one of the highest grossing films of that year. Sridevi has been a show steeler in the film with her imitating the Charlie Chaplin . and one of the most lovable characters. Her biggest plus point is her inhibitions in front of the camera that makes her stand out in every role that she does . The dance number Hawa Hawai is one of the most unforgettable songs of the Indian Cinema and with this she became a very popular and was knic named as the Hawa Hawai. She is considered as a Diva for her sexiest song in the rain in the film Mr. India Kaat Nahin Kat Te… with this she continued her dominating the Indian film Industry over her contemporaries Jaya Prada , Meenakshi Seshadri. Sridevi had briefly returned to the small screen on the Sahara Sitcom’s Malini Iyer in 2004 . She has appeared on the Television Episode Neena Isi Ka Naam Hai in the same year and as a Judge in the Television show Kaboom in 2005. She performed a medley of her musical numbers at the 52nd Filmfare Awards in 2007. She is a member of the Board of Directors at the Asian Academy of Film and Television. In September 2009, Sridevi had appeared on the Sony TV show hosted by Salman Khan to promote her husband’s film Wanted. Thereafter she has appeared on many ramps with Lakme Fashions between the years 2008 to 2010 . Sridevi has developed a flair for painting and her paintings were sold at an International Art Auction house and the money she had raised was donated. In 2011, Kareena Kapoor paid a tribute to Sridevi by performing a selection of her dance numbers at the Global Indian Film and Television Awards and Kareena in her tribute mentioned that She was her Hero and one of the reasons her generation chose to join films as an actress keeping Sridevi on a pedestal. In May 2012, Sridevi appeared in Aamir Khan’s Show Satyamev Jayte as a surprise to interview who was abused as a child. She signed the letter to the Government in support of passing a law criminalizing sexual abuse of children initiated by Aamir Khan.

Sridevi was born in Tamil Nadu as Shree Amma Yanger Ayyapan. Her father was a lawyer who was a Tamilian and her mother was Telugu.

During the 1980’s there were rumours that she and Mithun Chakraborty had a love affair going on and they were secretly married during the sets of Rakesh Roshan’s film Jaag Utha Insan. But later she married Boney Kapoor in 1996, a film producer and the elder brother of actor Anil Kapoor and Sanjay Kapoor.

Sridevi has been titled as the First Female Superstar of the Bollywood and Hindi Cinema. She started her career as a child Artist in M.A. Thirumuham’s Devotional film called the Thunaivan at the age of four and continued to act in a child role for many other films in Tamil, Telegu, Malayalam and Kannada films . She made her debut in the Hindi films as a Child Artist in the film ‘ Julie ’ in 1975 and played her first adult role at the age of 13 as a leading actress in the Tamil film Moondru Mudichu in 1976. She established herself as one of the leading actress of Tamil and Telegu cinema before she joined the Hindi film industry. In Bollywood her debut as an adult and a lead role was in the film Solva Sawan in 1978 and from then on she went on acting in many more films like Himmatwala in 1983, Mawaali , Tohfa in 1984 which was again a super hit film that gained her the stardom in the Indian Film Industry specifically the Hindi film world. She acted in many more films like Masterji , Maqsad , Narana, Mr. India , Waqk Ki Awaz , Chandni , Sadma , Nagina , Chaalbaaz , Lamhe , Khuda Gawah , Gumrah , Laadla , Judaai which was one of her last few films in 1997. In 2012 after a long sabbatical from the films she returned to do a film after 15 years with ‘ English Vinglish ’ and was one of the only actress in the Indian Cinema whose come back after years was a success story. In 1989, Sridevi did her double role playing a twin sister in the film Chaalbaaz for which she won the Filmfare 80 Iconic performances of Hindi cinema. Sridevi is known for her perfection yet vivacious bubbly giggly girl and her ability to distinctively look serious and teary eyed in the next scene with the same ease and grace that would win hearts of her million fans. A versatile actress , incredible Sridevi cemented her position as an actress with Killer looks with comic roles . She has proved to the Indian Cinema with her range of various roles and each of her performances being the best of the lot. In the film Chandni, Sridevi emerged as the one of the most popular and talented actress of her times with the film doing full house and the distributors had to increase the number of theatres to screen this film in more than they had planned for . This film once again affirmed Sridevis position as the No. 1 super star in female category. She was a style statement whether it was a simple salwar kameez clad girl next door or the sexy actress who danced in the rain dropped kissed sequence in Mr. India . Her outfits got famous as much as she would and NDTV featured her on the list as Yash Chopra’s Greatest Creations. Every street corner sold the salwar kameez and dupatta she wore as a heroine of the film in Chandni. Not only her clothes got famous but the music of Chandni also hit the platinum success with Sridevi’s famous dance number Mere Haathon Mein Nau Nau Choodiyan. . The actress is said to have lent her voice to the film’s popular track Chandi O meri Chandni. In Lamhe , the tale of Love with no boundaries saw her yet again in a double role opposite to Anil Kapoor. She plays the Mother and Daughter in a different time zone. A romantic insightful lovely film Lamhe, by Yash Chopra is one of the most remarkable films of her career. And is considered as a film away ahead of its time. A young girl falling in love with a man who is close to her father’s age. Her performance in this film brought a lot of acclaim. Her folk dance in this film Morni Baga Ma… was a rage and was placed at Top 5 of the chart busters. It was a huge success with the metropolitan elites and the overseas markets but in small villages and lower class it was considered as an incest theme so was a talk of the town with some negative publicity. Overall the film did extremely well and is one of the films remembered along with the role of Sridevi which is much appreciated by her fans and audience. Sridevi announced her come back in 2011 with the film English Vinglish directed by Gauri Shinde . Her return was officially announced at the IIFA Awards the same year held inToronto. Her role in this film was compared with Meryl streep of India.Her performance in this film was one of her best ones and America’s Entertainment Weekly in their review mentioned her as charming as Audrey Hepburn in the manner she had portrayed her role in the film.

# Released Date Type Credited As Movie
1 21 Dec 2018 Film Guest Appearance Zero
2 07 Jul 2017 Film Actress Producer Mom
3 01 Oct 2015 Film Actress Puli
4 05 Oct 2012 Film Actress English Vinglish
5 11 Jan 2008 Film Guest Appearance Halla Bol
6 02 Jul 2004 Film Actress Meri Biwi Ka Jawab Nahin
7 14 May 2004 Film Producer Run
8 16 Jun 2002 Film Producer Shakti
9 11 Apr 1997 Film Actress Kaun Sachcha Kaun Jhootha
10 28 Feb 1997 Film Actress Judaai