Chandni actress Sri- devi dies off cardiac arrest on Saturday night in Dubai, where she went for attending the wedding ceremony of Amit Marwaha alomg with her husband Boney kapoor and youger daughter Khushi Kapoor. The Legendry actress ruled silver screen in the 90’s.
When the incident occurred, she had her husband and daughter along with. Born in 1963 at sivakasi with shree Amma Yanger Ayappan in Tamil nadu . In 1967 she did her Tamil debut film Kandan Kaunai when she was just 4, where she played the role of Lord Muruga.
This actress has not only portrayed herself as a successful actress in the Bollywood Industry, but has done plenty of movies in Telugu , Tamil , Kannada and in Malayalam. She has Made her comeback in 2012 with the movie “ English Vinglish”.
After working with the Tollywood industry Sri- devi made her Bollywood debut with Solva Sawan in 1979. Her career was in peek during 80’s and was the first choice of every director and was often the film’s real hero or was called as lady Amitabh Bachchan of that time. She has given the following super- hit movies in 80’s – Himmatwala, Tohfa, Mr.India, and Nagina etc.
In 2013, she was awarded with the Padam Shri the most highest civilian honours award by UPA. Not only this, she has been honoured five times for the “best actress” film fare award. Today we will going to give you few more glimpses about the life of late actress Sri- devi.
During her childhood, she acted with the super star of Telugu industry N. T Ramarao.
She was the highly paid actress of her era, whose net worth was in crore in 90’s.
Just at the age of 13, she played the role of step mother of Ranjikanth in a Tamil film Moondru mudichu.
Hindi was a major language barrier for this legendry actress, Naaz used to give dubbing for her voice, and in the film Aakhree Raasta with the Bollywood Shehanshah Amitabh Bachchan her voice was being dubbed by Rekha.
For the first time in the film “Chandni”, she dubbed for her own dialogues. And the superhot song of the film chandni title track was being sung by her along with Jolly Mukherjee
She has received the best actress award for her role in the film Chaalbaaz by the Shehanshah of industry Amitabh bachchan. And after a decade the same award for the best actor was given by sri-devi to the Amitabh Bachchan for the movie- Black.
Her favourites Hollywood actresses were – Meril Strip and Julia Roberts .
She was also being honoured by the award – “Julie robert of Bollywood” for her movie “rup ki raani choro ka raja” during the launch of channel MTV by its VJ.
The actress was quite scared of cats, but yes off course she has given a photoshot for the Bollywood cover magazine “CINEBLITZ CINE BLITZ .
In the film “Heer-Ranjha” she herself designed her dresses for that movie.
She starred opposite Kamal Hasan for the maximum times in the south movies.
Her film” Sadma” in 1993, was her last acting debut movie with the Iconic South Indian star Kamal Hasan.
You all may be knowing the actress has two daughters – jahnvi and khsuhi . she named her daughters by the names of bony kapoor’s film heroines , one from the film- Judaai, and another from the film “Hamara Dil Aapkey Pass Hai”.
The mother of sri-devi demanded Rs. 10 lacs from the makers of the film- Mr. India.
And the maker of the film Mr. India – Bony Kapoor gave 11 lacs instead of 10.
“Mom “ was her 300th film during 2017 which was released in her 50’s.