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.