Sridevi is one of the most beautiful Indian actresses, who was the undisputed reigning queen of the Hindi film industry during the eighties. She is still held in high regard for her beauty and grace, which remain untouched despite her age. She appears in some movies now and then and proves with her sterling performances that she still has her magical touch.
Net Worth: Sridevi and her husband Boney Kapoor have a joint net worth of $ 35 million.
Income Sources: Sri Devi has been one of the most popular actresses of the Indian film industry during the eighties and the nineties. She has also worked in reginal language films such as Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada. She has also endorsed a large number of popular brands during this period.
Born: 13thAugust, 1963 (54 years old)
Died: 24 February 2018, Dubai
Real Name: Shree Amma Yanger Ayyapan
Marital Status: Married to film maker Boney Kapoor since 1996. The couple has two daughters, Jhanvi and Khushi. She was earlier rumored to have been married to actor Mithun Chakraborty, but the couple divorced.
Height/Weight: 5 feet 6 inches, 56 kg
Sridevi was born as Shree Amma Yanger Ayyapan in Sivakasi in Tamil Nadu. Her father was a lawyer and she has a brother and two step sisters. Sridevi did not complete her education as she was interested in acting from a young age and joined the industry as a child artist. The most controversial time in her life came when she was rumored to have secretly ties a knot with actor Mithun Chakraborty, who was already married to actress Yogita Bali and had four children. The couple later got divorces as quietly as they got married and Sridevi later got married to Boney Kapoor, a successful film maker and elder brother of actors Anil Kapoor and Sanjay Kapoor. Though Sridevi is not retired from an active career in films, she is still acclaimed for her beauty and fashion sense, which she displays when she makes appearances in awards functions and social events.
Sridevi started her film career at the tender age of four years, with a role in a mythological Tamil movie called “Thunaivan”, followed by another junior role in Hindi film “Julie”. He big break as a lead actress came in 1976, with a movie called “Moondru Mudichu”, which starred her opposite Kamal Hassan and Rajnikant. Her Hindi debut film “Solva Saawan” came in 1978 and was a disappointing fare. Her first success in the industry came with “Himmatwala” and there was no looking back after that and she delivered hit after hit in the eighties with films like “Mawaali”, “Tohfa”, “Mr India”, “Karma”, “Waqt Ki Awaaz” and “Chandni”. She continued her hit spree into the nineties too, with “Lamhe”, “Laadla”, “Khuda Gawah” and “Judaai”, after which she took a long break from films. Sridevi made a comeback in 2012 with a movie called “English Vinglish”, which fetched her great accolades.
She has received a large number of awards and honors during her career, including the prestigious Padma Shri by the Government of India.