Sridevi

Other names of Sridevi: Shree Amma Yanger Ayyapan, Sridevi Kapoor
Birthday: 13-08-1963
Date of death: 24-02-2018
Star sign: Virgo

Sridevi is an Indian an actress renowned for her work in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada movies. She is regarded as Hindi cinema’s first female superstar. She was born as Shree Amma Yanger Ayyapan on August 13, 1963, in Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu to Ayappan and Rajeshwari. Her father is a Tamilian and mother is a Telegite. Sridevi made her debut as child artist at the tender age of four with the devotional film Thunaivan. She made her debut in Bollywood in 1975 with the film Julie where she was a child actor. Sridevi’s debut as a lead actress happened in the year 1978 with the movie Solva Sawan after which she delivered several hits like Himmatwala, Mawaali, Tohfa, Masterji, Karma, Mr. India, Waqt Ki Awaz, Chandni, Sadma, Nagina, Chaalbaaz, Lamhe, Khuda Gawah, Gumrah, Laadla and Judai. Her portrayal of a child-woman suffering from amnesia in the movie Sadma won her critical acclaim and she was nominated for Filmfare Best Actress Award. In 1996 she married producer Boney Kapoor the elder brother of actor Anil Kapoor, they have two daughters named Jahnavi and Khushi. After a long gap she recently appeared the movie English Vinglish which won critical acclaim. Sridevi is renowned for her comic style acting and work in heroine oriented movies for which she denied starring opposite to Amitabh Bachchan.

Sonya Jehan Hindi Actress

Sonya Jehan

Sonya Rizvi, also known as Sonya Jehan, was born on 24th April 1980, in Karachi, Pakistan. Sonya was born to the Rizvi-Jehan family. Sonya is the granddaughter of Noor Jehan and Shaukat Hussain Rizvi. She got married to Vivek Narain, who is a banker. Vivek happens to be of Indian nationality. Sonya is a Pakistan-based actress who has worked in both Pakistan Film Industry and the Indian Film Industry. Sonya also owns a French Restaurant, named Café Flo, located in Karachi. Sonya was born and brought up in Lahore, Pakistan. Sonya’s mother, Florence Rizvi, was from France, and father, Akbar Hussain Rizvi, Pakistani. Her original name happens to be Sonya Rizvi, but she changed her surname to Jehan in fond memory of her grandmother, Noor Jehan, who was a singer. Sikander Rizvi is her brother, who is an actor, and her grandfather, Shaukat Hussain Rizvi was a producer. She happens to be the niece of the singer Zille Huma, and actor Ahmed Ali Butt is her cousin brother. She is known to have filmography in her genes. Sonya had her O-levels education from Centre of Advanced Studies and her A-levels from the Lyceum School. She has her degree in design from the famous Central St Martins College of Art and Design. Jehan is known for her acting in the Hollywood as well as in the Bollywood. She made her Bollywood debut with Taj Mahal, a historical romantic flick, opposite Kabir Bedi, with the role of Mumtaz Mahal. Her performance was appreciated by both the audience and the film critics. Her second one being Khoya Khoya Chand, opposite Shiney Ahuja. The movie had the 1950s backdrop which served to be a minor hit in the box office. Karan Johar’s blockbuster, My Name Is Khan, gave her the best platform and was a major hit on the silver screen making it the highest earning movie that year. Sonya made her Hollywood debut in the film The Reluctant Fundamentalist, a political thriller, with Kate Hudson and Meesha Shafi and was based on Mohsin Hamid’s novel, The Reluctant Fundamentalist. The movie was a huge success, and her piece was praised by many.

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