Name- Shree Amma Yanger Ayyapan (Sridevi Kapoor)
Date of Birth- 13 August 1963
Age- 54years (at the time of Death)
Mother- Late Ayyapan Yanger
Father- Late Rajeswari Yanger
Brother- Anand, Satish (Step Brother)
Marital Status/Marriage- Married
Husband- Boney Kapoor
Son- Arjun Kapoor (Step Son)
Daughter- Janhvi Kapoor, Khushi Kapoor and Anshula Kapoor (Step-Daughter)
Height- 5’7 approx.
Weight- 57kg approx.
Net Worth- 247 crores approx (Indian Rupee)
Sridevi Kapoor (Shree Amma YangerAyyapan) was an Indian actress and producer. She has worked in Hindi, Malayalam, Telugu, Tamil and Kannada films. Born on 13 August 1963 in Sivakasi, Madras State, Sridevi is known as First Female Superstar of Hindi Cinema. In the 1980s and 1990s, Sridevi was ranked among the highest paid actors. She was one of the most popular actresses of Indian cinema. She was critically acclaimed for her incredible comic timing and amazing acting skills.
Facts About Sridevi
- Sylvester Stallone and Shahrukh Khan were her Favorite actors.
- Meryl Streep was her favorite actress.
- Her favorite destination was the USA.
- Yoga, Painting, and Dancing were her favorite hobbies.
- Sridevi shot for ‘Na Jane Kaha Se Aayi Hai’ song with the 103-degree fever.
- She has refused the offer opposite Anil Kapoor in the movie “Beta” citing she already had worked with him a lot in movies.
- Rekha and former actress Naaz dubbed for Sridevi in some movies since the south Indian actress found it difficult to speak proper Hindi.
- At the age of 13, Sridevi played the role of Rajnikant’s Stepmother in the film Moondru Mudichu. This proves how talented she was.
- She has undergone cosmetic surgeries like facial enhancement, botox, facelifts, etc.
- Salman Khan and Sridevi bonded over the painting. She stopped painting, it was Salman who encouraged her after ‘Wanted”, which is why she got back to the painting. Her painting even went International.
- Sridevi was considered for a role in Jurassic Park. Steven Speilberg wanted her to be a part of the movies. But she rejected the role because she felt it didn’t suit her stature at that time.
- She produced ‘Shakti- The Power’ which starred the Bollywood superstar Shahrukh Khan. Even she was supposed to act in the film, but she couldn’t because she was second time pregnant with Khushi.
- The actress has appeared on the cover of fashion magazines like Marie Claire, Vogue, Hi Blitz, etc.
- She has done 16 movies with actor Jeetendra Kapoor, out of which 11 were a big hit.
- She was also known as the queen of double role. As a Bollywood actress, she has done the maximum no.of double roles.
Sridevi was born to Ayyapan and Rajeswari Yanger on 13 August 1963 in Sivakasi, Madras State, India. Her father was a lawyer. She has two step-brothers Anand, Satish and one sister Latha. Sridevi supported her family financially as she was the sole earner of the family. She was accompanied by her mother and sister during her shooting of films between 1972 and 1993. Her father died when she was shooting for her film ‘Lamhe’ in 1991 and mother died in 1996.
The actress married the film producer Boney Kapoor in 1996. They are blessed with two daughters Janhvi(1997) and Khushi (2000). The actress named their daughters after the movies Judaai and Hamara Dil Aapke Pass Hai produced by her husband Boney Kapoor.
The actress lived at Sea Springs, Bungalow No.2 Green Acres, 7 Bungalows, Andheri West, Lokhandwala Complex Mumbai with her husband and two daughters.
Sridevi First Movie
The actress made her debut at the age of 4 with Tamil film Thunaivan in which she played the role of young Lord Muruga. Her performance in Malayalam film Poompatta(1971) as a child artist gave her huge fame. She got the Kerala State Film Award for the category of Best Child artist. In her early adulthood, she acted in lots of Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam Film.
She got her first big break opposite Kamal Hassan and Rajnikant in 1976 as heroine in K. Balachander’s Moondru Mudichu. She became the most successful actress of Tamil during the period 1979-83.
Sridevi was starred in her first Bollywood movie in 1978, Solva Sawan. The movie failed at the box office. However, her second movie, Himmatwala opposite Bollywood star Jitendra Kapoor became successful at the box office. Her journey in Bollywood began and that’s how she became the First Female Superstar of Hindi Cinema.
The actress worked in many movies. She has left behind a legacy. Here is a list of movies done by Sridevi;
|1971||Yaanai Valartha Vanambadi Magan|
|1972||Malai Nattu Mangai|
|1974||Avalukku Nihar Avale|
|1978||Ilaya Rani Rajalakshmi|
|1978||Ganga Yamuna Kaveri|
|1978||Ithu Eppadi Irukku|
|1978||Manidharil Ithanai Nirangala|
|1979||Pagalil Oru Iravu|
|1979||Naan Oru Kai Parkiren|
|1979||Thaayillamal Naan Illai|
|1980||Varumayi Niram Sivappu|
|1986||Naan Adimai Illai|
|1970||Sabarimala Sree Dharmashastha|
|1971||Aana Valarthiya Vanampadiyude Makan|
|2018||Sree Sree Devaraagam|
|1975||Hennu Samsarada Kannu|
|1970||Maa Nanna Nirdoshi|
|1975||Ee Kalapu Pillalu|
|1980||Devudu Ichchina Koduku|
|1980||Mama Allulla Saval|
|1980||Rowdy Ramudu Konte Krishnudu|
|1980||Sardar Papa Rayudu|
|1981||Gadasari Atta Sogasari Kodalu|
|1981||Rani Kasula Rangamma|
|1982||Vayyari Bhamalu Vagalamari Bhartalu|
|1983||Sri Ranga Neethulu|
|1986||Oka Radha Iddaru Krishnulu|
|1988||Maa Oori Magaadu|
|1990||Jagadeka Veerudu Atiloka Sundari|
|1984||Jaag Utha Insan|
|1986||Aag Aur Shola|
|1987||Watan Ke Rakhwale|
|1987||Jawab Hum Denge|
|1987||Himmat Aur Mehanat|
|1988||Sone Pe Suhaaga|
|1988||Waqt Ki Awaz|
|1989||Nigahen: Nagina Part II|
|1989||Main Tera Dushman|
|1990||Pathar Ke Insan|
|1992||Aasman Se Gira|
|1993||Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja|
|1994||Chaand Kaa Tukdaa|
|1997||Kaun Sachcha Kaun Jhootha|
|2004||Meri Biwi Ka Jawaab Nahin|
Sridevi Death Cause
The Bollywood actress Sridevi died of accidental drowning on 24 Feb 2018, a Dubai post-mortem report has said. The actress along with her family was in Dubai to celebrate their nephew Mohit Marwah’s marriage. While various reports earlier cited cardiac arrest as the cause of her death. But the UAE Ministry of Health’s director of preventive medicine issued a letter saying, the actress died because of accidental drowning.
- Relationship with Mithun Chakraborty- Sridevi and Mithun Chakraborty had an affair. It is said that Mithun and Sridevi married secretly but their marriage lasted for only 3 years. They were both criticized for hiding their marriage. It attracted a controversy when their marriage certificate was published by a Fan magazine.
- Relationship with Boney Kapoor- Sridevi was accused of being a home-breaker when she married producer Boney Kapoor. Boney Kapoor was married to Mona Kapoor. They have two children, Bollywood actor Arjun Kapoor and a daughter Anshula Kapoor. It was then the affair started and soon she became pregnant with Boney’s child. the news spread like fire and in 1996 Boney and Sridevi had a simple temple wedding. Boney left his first wife and children.