Veteran Bollywood actor Sridevi, one of Indian cinema’s most acclaimed actors, died of a cardiac arrest in Dubai late on Saturday. She was 54. The heartbeat of the nation, the ageless beauty, the hawai girl- yes she is Sridevi. She literally conquered Bollywood and left a mark on every Bollywood lovers heart. Today we will tell some unknown facts about Sridevi.
Sridevi’s real name was Shree Amma Yanger Ayyapan. For her screen life, she had adapted the name, Sridevi.
Sridevi played the role of Rajnikanth’s mother when she was just 13? Yes, that is true. Well, this was a Tamil film monduru mudichu. And the much more interesting fact is that she played his love interest in the film Chaalbaaz.
One of the worst-kept secrets of Bollywood is the catfight between Sridevi and Jaya Prada. Jaya Prada was considered Sridevi’s strongest competitor and the two actors didn’t share a cordial relationship.During the shoot of Maqsad (1984), Rajesh Khanna and Jeetendra decided to break the ice between them and locked them up in a room hoping that they would make peace. But when they opened the door, both Sridevi and Jaya were sitting silently in the two corners of the room.
Sridevi’s mother tongue is Tamil; so she faced difficulty in speaking Hindi when she joined Bollywood. Yesteryear actor Naaz used to dub for her. In Aakhiri Raasta Rekha dubbed for her. The first time Sridevi dubbed for her role was in Chandni
Jitendra And Sridevi were one of the most Bankable Jodi of Bollywood in 80’s and 90’s Sridevi and Jitendra did almost 16 movies together out of which 11 were a super hit.
Sridevi was a true professional and always fulfilled her commitments She was down with fever and had 103 degrees temperature when she was shooting for the popular song Na Jaane Kaha Se Aayi Hai in Chalbaaz also She resumed her shooting right after her father’s death.
Sridevi was Bollywood first Female superstar. For over five decades, Sridevi mesmerized her audience with one strong performance after another and had a massive fan following across the globe.
Sridevi was not only a great actor but Sridevi did playback singing for films such as Sadma, Chandni
Sridevi is one Bollywood actress who worked with Father-Son duo This is a rare case when an actress worked with the son first and then the father. In 1990, Sridevi worked with Dharmendra as his lead in a film called Naka Bandi. Earlier in 1989, Sridevi worked with Sunny Deol in Chaalbaaz.
Sridevi and Anil Kapoor, one of the most popular couples of Indian cinema could easily be called a hit-making machine in the 90s. And let us tell you that Anil Kapoor became a superstar because of Sridevi. Anil Kapoor’s Mr. India was the where he got immense popularity and people say that this movie was hit because of Sridevi In fact if rumors are to be believed Sridevi got much more money than Anil for Mr. India