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’.
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.
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.