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Sridevi

Sridevi

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Biography

Sridevi was an Indian actress and producer, who was one of the most popular actresses of her times.

Age and Height

Sridevi was born on 13th August 1963 and passed away at the age of 54 in Dubai due to accidental drowning on 24th February 2018. She was 5 feet and 6 inches tall. 

Marriage/Relationships

Sridevi had reportedly married twice. During the 1980s, she had reportedly been married to actor Mithun Chakraborty, however, she divorced him later. During the year 1996, Sridevi got married to producer Boney Kapoor with whom she remained until the time of her death on 24th February 2018.

Family

Sridevi was born to Ayyapan Yanger and Rajeswari Yanger. She had a sister by name of Srilatha Yanger and a brother named Satish Yanger. She along with Boney Kapoor had two daughters named Khushi Kapoor and Jhanvi Kapoor, who has recently made her debut in Bollywood.

Career

Sridevi began her career as a child artist in the movie Kandhan Karunai in the year 1967. This was a Tamil movie and she, thereafter, has acted in many Tamil and Telugu movies. She got her big break in the year 1976 when she was starred opposite Kamal Hassan and Rajnikanth in the movie Moondru Mudichu. 

She made debut in Bollywood with the movie Solva Sawan which failed at the box office. Her second movie Himmatwala was a big success and the actress never looked back. She then acted in a number of hit Bollywood movies including Nagina, Mr India and Chandani, which made her a household name. 

Lately, she had given up acting and had ventured into production with her husband Boney Kapoor. She made a comeback to Bollywood in the year 2012 with the movie English Vinglish.  Later she acted in movie Mom which was her 300th movie. She earned critical acclaim for both these movies.

Controversies

Though Sridevi was never entangled in any major controversy, she had a professional rivalry with Madhuri Dixit and Jayaprada who were also the hit heroines of her time. Her death was also controversial as the cause could not be established clearly.

Awards

Sridevi won numerous awards during her career which included the Filmfare Special Award for 16 Vayathinile in the year 1977. In 1982, she won Filmfare Best Actress Award for Meendum Kokila (Tamil), 1990 Best Actress Award for ChaalBaaz, 1992 Best Actress Award for Lamhe, 2013 Filmfare Special Award for Nagina and Mr. India.

She was also awarded Padma Shri in the year 2013 and won the National Award as Best Actress for “Mom” in the year 2018, after her death.

Favorites

Sridevi was not a foodie and led a health-conscious life. She has always avoided late night parties. Her favorite food was Rice Rasam and Vanilla ice cream. Her favorite actors were Shah Rukh Khan and Sylvester Stallone. Her favorite actress was Meryl Streep. 

Trivia

She won the Kerala state award for best child artist for her performance in the Malayalam movie Poompatta in the year 1971.

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Sridevi BIO

Real NameSridevi
ProfessionActing
Famous RoleMayil in 16 Vayathinile

Sridevi - Physical Stats & More

Height (In Cm)168
Weight(In Kg)56
Figure Measurement34-28-34
Eye colorLight Brown
Hair colorBlack

Sridevi - Other Details

Date of Birth1963-8-13
Home TownNot known
Birth Place Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu, India
Sun SignLeo
Nationality India
College Not known
Education QualificationNot known