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Sridevi is an Indian film actress, who has worked in Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, Malayalam and a few Kannada films. She is regarded as one of the greatest and most popular actresses of Hindi Cinema. Sridevi is also often cited as "The First Female Superstar of the Indian Cinema". In 2013 CNN-IBN national poll Sridevi was voted 'India's Greatest Actress in 100 Years'. In 2015, Sridevi was appreciated with the 'Ultimate Diva' award at the Ciroc Filmfare Glamour & Style Awards.

Biography

Sridevi was born on 13 August 1963 in Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu, India. She has started acting at the age of four and made her debut in the late 1970s. She has also walked as a show-stopper for famous designers and appeared on the covers of several fashion magazines.

Sridevi Biography

Personal Details

Name : Sridevi
Birth Name : Shree Amma Yanger
Date Of Birth : 13 August 1963
Birth Place : Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu, India
Age : 53 years
Height : 5'5"
Weight : 62 approx
Zodiac sign : Leo
Profession : Actress, Producer
Years active : 1967-present
Husband : Boney Kapoor
Children : 2 Daughters (Jhanvi, Khushi)

Latest news

As per the latest reports, the makers of Jhalak Dikhlaa Jaa Season have roped in Bollywood biggies Sridevi, Govinda and Malaika Arora Khan as the panel of judges for the upcoming season.

Director Abhishek Varman is planning a flick under Karan Johar production starring Varun and Alia in leading roles. Buzz is that, actress Sridevi will team up with Sanjay Dutt after 25 years for this film.

Family

Sridevi was born to a Tamil father Ayyapan and Telugu mother Rajeswari. Her father was a lawyer, who passed away in the year 1991. She has a sister named Srilatha and a step-brother named Satish. Sridevi got married to Boney Kapoor, a film producer and the elder brother of actors Anil Kapoor and Sanjay Kapoor on June 2, 1996. The couple have two daughters, Jhanvi and Khushi. Sridevi spends a lot of time with her daughters and is very much close to them.

In Mom

Sridevi was seen playing the role of a mother Devaki in the flick Mom. Directed by Ravi Udayawar, Mom also starred Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Akshaye Khanna in the lead roles. Mom was released on July 7, 2017.

Career

Sridevi has started her career as a child artist in the Tamil film Kandan Karunai and continued to act as a child artist in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada films. She made her Bollywood debut as a child artist in the hit film Julie and played her first adult role in Moondru Mudichu.

Sridevi quickly established herself as the top actress of the South Indian industry with films like Meendum Kokila, Moondram Pirai and Kshana Kshanam. However, Sridevi's main success came as a Bollywood actress with award-winning critically acclaimed roles in commercially successful films including Sadma, Nagina, Mr. India, Chandni and many more. Sridevi has ruled the Indian film industry and was also titled the "Lady Amitabh Bachchan" of her time.

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Education

Sridevi has started her career at a very young age. MG Ramachandran spotted her and signed her for "Nam Naad". She stopped attending school in the first grade and began doing almost 2 to 3 shifts a day. But she belongs to a well educated family and her father was a lawyer. He did not wanted her to miss education so, a home tutor was appointed to teach her in her free time.

Daughters

Jhanvi Kapoor Khushi Kapoor
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