Born as Shree Amma Yanger Ayyapan, Sridevi worked in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada films before entering Hindi films. She started acting in the late 1960s, but her performance in Malayalam film Poombata (1971) won her the state award for best child artist. Sridevi made her Bollywood debut as a child artiste in Julie (1975). Sridevi went on to become one of the biggest female stars India ever had. The government of India awarded her Padma Shri, the fourth highest

civilian honour, in 2013. She died on February 24, 2018 after suffering a cardiac arrest.

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Kajol writes foreword of book on Sridevi's life

The book written by author-screenwriter Satyarth Nayak charts Sridevi's five-decade-long journey from child star to megastar.

Film of the Month: Yash Chopra's Chandni foreshadowed Bollywood gloss

Released on September 14, 1989, the jukebox Chandni came at a time when Yash Chopra, the maker of Deewaar, Trishul and Kaala Patthar, was disenchanted with all the "violence" and action stuff. It was a rare "no-compromises" film, as the director has put it – the ultimate tribute to the budding poet and incurable romantic in him. The Sridevi-starrer was the first of his out-and-out romantic pictures. But thankfully, not his last.


Boney, Janhvi and Khushi Kapoor unveil Sridevi's wax statue at Madame Tussauds Singapore

The wax figure is modelled on Sridevi's iconic number "Hawa Hawai" from Boney Kapoor's production venture Mr India.

Sridevi: Girl Woman Superstar: Actor's life story all set to be published

In a bid to make Sridevi's story more accessible, Penguin Random House India is all set to publish a book on her, titled Sridevi: Girl Woman Superstar.

Remembering Sridevi: What she said on being a mom

Sridevi is not just remembered for her contribution to movies but also for being a doting mother to her children Janhvi and Khushi Kapoor.

Sridevi's 56th birth anniversary: A look at the actor's most memorable fashion moments over the years

Sridevi, who passed away in 2018, became a household name and a favourite with critics for her ability to carry off traditional and modern ensembles with equal finesse.


Boney Kapoor confirms Mr India reboot

Producer Boney Kapoor is planning to reboot the 1987 film Mr India. He shared that they will first reboot it and then make a franchise. The film starred Anil Kapoor, Sridevi and Amrish Puri.

Vidya Balan on Sridevi biopic: Would require a lot of guts to do it

Vidya Balan, who has Silk Smitha's biopic Dirty Picture to her credit, is keen to portray yet another superstar's life on celluloid.

Madhuri Dixit on taking up Sridevi's role in Kalank: I don't want to let her down

Madhuri Dixit plays Bahaar Begum in Karan Johar's upcoming project Kalank. The film also stars Sanjay Dutt, Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan, Aditya Roy Kapur and Sonakshi Sinha.

Sridevi's Mom to release in China on March 22

Sridevi's husband, producer Boney Kapoor made the announcement on Tuesday and said they wanted to showcase the actor's "most remembered last film" in the neighbouring country.

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Nagarjuna, Chiranjeevi remember Sridevi at ANR National Award 2019

Boney Kapoor accepted the ANR National Award on behalf of his late wife Sridevi. Rekha received an award for her contribution to cinema.

Sridevi birth anniversary: Rare photos of Bollywood's Chandni

On Sridevi's 56th birth anniversary, here's remembering the stellar performer who was loved for her work across different film industries. She passed away in Dubai on February 24, 2018.


Have you seen these photos of Hrithik Roshan, Salman Khan, Priyanka Chopra and others?

Hrithik Roshan shared the new poster of his upcoming film Super 30. Meanwhile, Ali Abbas Zafar shared a photo of Salman Khan on the sets of Bharat.

Nirav Modi, Priya Varrier, Indu Malhotra, Navjot Singh Sidhu: Newsmakers of 2018

From Urjit Patel's resignation to the demise of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee, 2018 has been an eventful year. Here is a recap of the year in photographs

Remembering Sridevi: A timeless style icon — transformation through the decades

Silver screen or the red carpet, Sridevi always seemed to have a larger than life presence on celluloid. To celebrate her birth anniversary, here's how she evolved from a superstar to the style diva.

Khushi Kapoor has all the makings of a Bollywood star

See Sridevi's younger daughter Khushi Kapoor's latest photos from her prom night. She looked gorgeous in her high slit gown.


Celeb spotting: Tamannaah Bhatia, Janhvi Kapoor, Huma Qureshi and others

Tamannaah Bhatia, who will next be seen in Udhaynidhi Stalin starrer Kanne Kalaimaane, was snapped by our photographer at the airport.

Sridevi prayer meet in Chennai: Kollywood pays tribute to the iconic actor

A prayer meeting was organised in Chennai on Sunday for late movie icon Sridevi, where the entire Tamil film industry had gathered in her respect.

Spotted: Janhvi, Khushi Kapoor leave Mumbai to attend Sridevi's prayer meet in Chennai

Sridevi's husband Boney Kapoor and the Ayyappan family have decided to hold another prayer meet for the late actor on Sunday in Chennai.

Boney and Anil Kapoor perform Sridevi's asthi visarjan in Haridwar

Sridevi, an icon of Indian cinema, passed away on February 24, following an accidental drowning in Dubai. Her husband Boney Kapoor along with Anil Kapoor, Manish Malhotra and Amar Singh performed the 'Asthi Visarjan' for the late actor in Haridwar.

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In Memoriam: Famous Personalities we lost in 2018

A look back at some of the famous personalities we lost during the course of the year.


State Funeral For Sridevi In Mumbai

Sridevi, 54, passed away on Saturday in Dubai. Following a condolence meet, the actor was cremated at Vile Parle Seva Samaj Crematorium and Hindu Cemetery today.

Yash Chopra Memorial award bestowed upon Rekha

New Delhi, Jan 26 (ANI): The evergreen beauty of Bollywood, Rekha was honoured with the third Yash Chopra Memorial Award in Mumbai on January 25.The award was presented by Maharashtra Governor C Vidyasagar Rao in recognition of her talent and contribution to the film industry. The most special moment of the ceremony was when Rekha extended the shelter of her shawl to Ranveer Singh as an expression of love, while he was wrapping it around the graceful lady.The award has been instituted by the TSR Foundation of T Subbarami Reddy in the memory of the producer-director, who died in 2012.Veterans like Shatrughan Sinha, Sridevi, Jaya Prada, Pamela Chopra and young star Ranveer Singh, among others attended the event.