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Sridevi

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.

SRIDEVI NEWS

Song of the Month: The life philosophy behind Mr India's Zindagi ki yehi reet hai

February 24, 2020 5:28 pm

Shekhar Kapur and Sonam Kapoor recently expressed their displeasure over Mr India remake and rightly so. The 1987 comedy's popularity has been long-lasting, a feat that director Ali Abbas Zafar will find difficult to match. Same goes for its chartbuster music that remains one of its biggest draws.

Deepika Padukone stuns in this white and golden sari at Sridevi's biography launch

December 02, 2019 2:10 pm

Deepika Padukone was present to launch Sridevi: Girl Woman Superstar and looked stunning in this sari.

Kajol writes foreword of book on Sridevi's life

September 25, 2019 7:45 pm

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

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

September 04, 2019 10:43 am

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

August 13, 2019 2:27 pm

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.

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

August 13, 2019 10:06 am

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

May 30, 2019 3:50 pm

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

March 17, 2019 10:37 am

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

March 10, 2019 4:38 pm

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

February 26, 2019 8:55 pm

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.

SRIDEVI PHOTOS

'Afghan Girl' photographer Steve McCurry shares incredible photos of Sridevi, Dev Anand and others

April 29, 2020 10:26 am

American photographer Steve McCurry, best known for his photo "Afghan Girl", took Bollywood buffs on a nostalgia ride as he shared throwback photos of legendary actors like Sridevi, Dev Anand, Rishi Kapoor and Amitabh Bachchan among others.

Remembering Sridevi: A glimpse at the actor's unforgettable on-screen looks

February 24, 2020 3:50 pm

Sridevi 2nd Death Anniversary: The actor is not only remembered for her powerful performances, she is equally remembered for her elegance and graceful looks. Take a look at some of her iconic on-screen looks that will make you fall in love with her all over again.

Remembering Sridevi on her second death anniversary

February 24, 2020 2:11 pm

On Sridevi's second death anniversary today, here's a trip down memory lane with these photos that chronicle her professional and personal life.

Nagarjuna, Chiranjeevi remember Sridevi at ANR National Award 2019

November 18, 2019 8:38 am

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

August 13, 2019 8:53 am

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?

June 03, 2019 7:27 am

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

December 25, 2018 7:31 am

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

August 13, 2018 12:40 pm

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

April 15, 2018 6:04 pm

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

March 17, 2018 5:00 pm

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

SRIDEVI VIDEOS

In Memoriam: Famous Personalities we lost in 2018

June 22, 2020 6:07 pm

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

State Funeral For Sridevi In Mumbai

March 15, 2018 1:20 pm

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

January 26, 2016 5:40 pm

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.