In a heart-to-heart with The Hindustan Times, Sridevi had denied the rumors of plastic surgeries and beauty treatments. “No, I haven’t. I want to tell these people that instead of whining and criticizing, why don’t you move out of your comfort zone, zip your mouth and slog it out? Then let’s talk! There will be a visible change not just in your appearance, but also in your attitude. But if you’re a lazy bum, hooked to TV, and cannot give up your food because you know you can undergo cosmetic surgery, you’re damned! It doesn’t work like that. Anything that is plastic melts in no time. ...
The Oscars 2018 ceremony paid tribute to some of the finest performers and technicians that the world of entertainment has lost in 2017-18. The montage also mentioned two of the finest actors to have ever emerged from India — Sridevi and Shashi Kapoor. Surely they will be missed even on the global stage.
After all the necessary investigations by Dubai Police, superstar Sridevi’s body was released to the family. The beloved actor will now begin her final journey to Pawan Hans Crematorium. Here are some details:
Sridevi is gone and all we have left with are her 300 films to remember her by. It’s so heartbreaking that within a few hours one of the legends of Bollywood, left us grieving for her. Not that she was often seen on big screen lately, but the fact that she was doing some of the best films in the coming years, was making us really hopeful of good cinema. But Bollywood has a way of paying tribute to such legends and that makes us a bit wary that we will soon see some sub-par do-over of Sridevi’s iconic movies. But since the lady has done so many films, most of them being cult favourites, it must be difficult for filmmakers to figure out which movie to stay away from. No worries, we have you covered here. Check out the list right here…
Before making inroads into Bollywood to become India’s first female superstar in the 80s, Sridevi was already the darling of South Indian cinema in the 70s. She won accolades even as a child artiste debuting at the age of 4 in ‘Thunaivan’ and received a Kerala State Film Award for best child artiste for her performance in the Malayalam film ‘Poompatta’.
B-Town is shellshocked after the untimely demise of the Bollywood female megastar, Sridevi. There has been an outpouring of anguish on social media. Actors, filmmakers and other members of the Indian film industry are continuously visiting Anil Kapoor’s residence to express solidarity with the grief-stricken Kapoor family, dealing with the sudden and shocking demise of Sridevi.
She came, she saw, she conquered! Much is known and has been said about superstar Sridevi, the actress; but here are some rare facets of her persona behind the screen and away from the arc-lights.
The versatile and hugely talented Sridevi, who passed away at just 54 following a cardiac arrest while attending a wedding in Dubai on February 24, was arguably the first female superstar of Bollywood. There have been many exceptional female actors – Waheeda Rehman, Madhubala, Meena Kumari, Nutan — to name just a few, who were stars in their own right, but none of them eclipsed the dazzle and the clout of the leading men of their time. Thereafter, she acted in a string of Tamil movies as a child artiste, before turning into a lead actress with ‘Moondru Mudichu’ in 1976.
Widely regarded as India’s first female superstar, legendary actress Sridevi, 54, passed away after suffering a cardiac arrest in Dubai. With films like Sadma, Chandni, Himmatwala, Mr India, ChaalBaaz, Nagina, Khuda Gawah, Mawali and others, she went on to become one of one of the most iconic female stars of India. It goes without saying that Sridevi was loved by all, friends and family alike.
In the movie, the way a sad, angry, makeup less Sridevi threatens the villain, saying, “Kya bol rahe the tum log? Many of these roles required her to adapt a whole new look, and all her avatars are as iconic as they can be.
Katrina Kaif is currently gearing up for the promotions of her next, Tiger Zinda Hai. Helmed by Ali Abbas Zafar, the movie is slated to release this December. Tiger Zinda Hai is a sequel to Kabir Khan’s Ek Tha Tiger which also stars Salman Khan in the lead role.
Sridevi’s youngest daughter Khushi Kapoor is celebrating her birthday today. Recommended Read: Will Jhanvi Kapoor share screen space with mom Sridevi in Mr India 2? Sridevi, even today is considered as a fashion icon and many consider her to be their fashion inspiration.
Star kids are more in limelight than their parents. Sridevi, who is an evergreen diva, has always mesmerized us with her charms and now her daughters Jhanvi and Khushi are ruling the social media. While Jhanvi is busy prepping for her Bollywood debut and is often clicked outside her dance studio, Khushi isn’t far behind when it comes to the popularity on the social media.
When Shah Rukh, posted pics of some of his actresses early Monday morning, many wondered which event they were part of. This is what we found out and being the charmer that he is, only SRK could manage this feat - get so many actresses in the same frame around the same time. On Monday night, he got most of his favorite actresses to come together for his as-yet-untitled film, directed by Aanand L Rai.
The GQ Men of the Year Awards kicked off with great style in entertainment capital Mumbai last evening and it certainly rained celebs at the event. Among the many A-list celebrities who attended the awards ceremony were Ranveer Singh, Anushka Sharma, Sridevi, among others.
Bollywood is in a mood to party, and what can be a better occasion than Sridevi’s birthday? BFF Manish Malhotra threw a party for the actor, who turned a year younger on 13 August.
Sridevi is a very family oriented person who adores her daughters Jhanvi and Khushi Kapoor. Today, Sridevi shared yet another picture with her darling daughter which proves how fashionable both the ladies are. In the photo, Sridevi is seen hugging her munchkin while sporting a purple jacket, reflective sunglasses and hair tied in a bun.
Sridevi is currently with her family enjoying some vacation time in LA, USA. In an interview with Pinkvilla, when we asked Sridevi if Jhanvi and Khushi Kapoor seek fashion advice from her, the actress revealed, "Well, I take inspiration from them.
“Mere paas maa hain”, that iconic line from the movie Dewaar, which became the subject of many jokes, since, epitomised the mother of yesteryear’s Bollywood – sacrificial, weepy, sometimes strong, but mostly made from the same mould. Cut to today and Bollywood’s love affair with its moms continues, albeit in a different avatar. Today’s mothers love the good life, are cheeky, fashionable and revengeful – as both Sridevi and Raveena Tandon showed in their recent films – Maa and Maatr, respectively.
Ravi Udyawar’s film boasts of a strong script and compelling performances, but is let down by a run-of-the-mill climax. You discover right at the onset that Sridevi doesn’t have an easy equation with her adolescent daughter.
While Sridevi has been busy with the promotions of her movie MOM, her daughters Jhanvi Kapoor and Khushi Kapoor are making news of their own. While Jhanvi is in the news for her debut film, sis Khushi stole the limelight recently when there was a buzz that this pretty daughter of Sri and Boney has auditioned for a TV Dance reality show.
Ever since Boney Kapoor and Sridevi have confirmed the sequel to their cult classic Mr. India, people have been curious to know the details about the movie. When Sridevi, who is currently promoting her movie Mom, was asked about the sequel. Uss waqt when we were making Mr India, we never thought it will be spoken of even after 30 years.
In the time when Central Board of Film Certificate has been running its scissors more so than ever, it is very rare that a film is passed without any cuts. A daily quoted CBFC chairperson Pahlaj Nihalani says, “Srideviji’s performance in Mom has the same impact as Nargisji in Mother India.
SS Rajamouli’s Baahubali 2 changed the dynamics of the movie business in India, all credits to its colossal success worldwide.