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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Celebrities who passed away in 2018: Sridevi, Stan Lee, Nandamuri Harikrishna and others

The entertainment industry bid a teary goodbye to some of its finest gems during 2018.

Confirmed: Ajith to star in Tamil remake of Pink

Boney Kapoor revealed that it was Ajith who expressed his interest in the Tamil remake of Pink. He also revealed that even his late wife Sridevi was happy about Ajith's suggestion.


Anil Kapoor: Was offered to play lead opposite Sridevi in Chaalbaaz

Anil Kapoor has revealed that he was offered to play one of the male leads opposite Sridevi in the 1989 blockbuster Chaalbaaz, which had the late actor in a double role.

IFFI to pay tributes to Sridevi, Shashi Kapoor, Vinod Khanna and others

The Homages section of IFFI will honour actor Shashi Kapoor, former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi and director Kalpana Lajmi.

Karan Johar: Always wanted to direct Sridevi

Karan Johar did not get a chance to direct Sridevi, but he launched her daughter Janhvi Kapoor in film Dhadak. Talking about Sridevi's acting, Karan said he was blown away by her performance in English Vinglish.

Rakul Preet Singh on NTR biopic: There's sense of achievement in playing Sridevi

Actress Rakul Preet Singh says playing the role of late veteran actress Sridevi in the upcoming NTR biopic is an achievement for her.


Switzerland to honour Sridevi with statue

Switzerland tourism industry is planning to install a statue of Sridevi, whose song-dance-romance sequences against the Alps had set the Bollywood trend of shooting in the picturesque locations of the country.

I fell in love with Sridevi when I saw her for the first time: Boney Kapoor

Boney Kapoor, Khushi Kapoor and Janhvi Kapoor attended a retrospective on Sridevi organised by the Films Division of Ministry of Information and Broadcasting in New Delhi.

Ajith keen on fulfilling his promise to Sridevi

The latest buzz is that Boney Kapoor will bankroll Ajith's upcoming project. The Viswasam actor, reportedly, gave his word to late actor Sridevi during the filming of English Vinglish that he will star in a Boney Kapoor production.

Have you seen these photos of Sridevi, Navya Nanda and Sonam Kapoor?

While Manish Malhotra and Anil Kapoor shared photos of Sridevi on her birth anniversary, Karan Johar, Varun Dhawan, Ekta Kapoor and Urvashi Dholakia among others too posted photos on social media today.

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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.

Celeb spotting: Kangana Ranaut, Ameesha Patel, Ileana D'Cruz and others

Check out the spotted photos of your favourite Bollywood celebs here.

Sridevi funeral: Celebrities bid adieu to India's first female superstar

Sridevi's mortal remains were taken to Vile Parle Seva Samaj Crematorium for the last rites. Husband Boney Kapoor lit the funeral pyre for Sridevi amid the presence of Arjun Kapoor, Mohit Marwah and other relatives.

Sridevi condolence meeting: Chiranjeevi, Sara Ali Khan and John Abraham pay their last respects

The condolence meeting for Sridevi will be held from 9.30 am to 12.30 pm. The last journey will commence at 2 pm from Celebration Sports Club to Pawan Hans.

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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.