There have been innumerable actors and actresses who have delivered Blockbuster hits on the box-office but very few have had an everlasting impact on generations. Sridevi is one such superstar. The iconic figure was born on August 13, 1963 in Meenampatti, Tamil Nadu.
The actress started her career as a child actor with 'Kandhan Karunai' when she was just 4 years old. Her debut Hindi film was 'Rani Mera Naam' which came out in 1972. Sridevi soon became one of the leading actresses in South Indian cinema.
Her first big commercial hit film in Hindi cinema was 'Himmatwala' opposite Jitendra. The leading lady of Bollywood went on to do numerous films in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada and Hindi.
These are some of the best movies of the legendary actress
Mr. India is one of the most iconic films of Bollywood. This science fiction drama was very well received by critics and audiences. Sridevi as Seema Soni was mesmerizing in every scene she was a part of. 'Miss Hawa Hawaii' was a major reason why this film became the highest grosser of 1987.
This Yash Chopra classic is still remembered for its amazing performances and incredible soundtrack. The song “Mere Haathon Mein” became a huge hit. An actor of such great caliber, Sridevi played the titular role in this Blockbuster flick.
This film allowed Sridevi to showcase her acting prowess to the fullest. Appearing in a double role, the gorgeous actress played completely opposite characters and excelled in executing both of them. Sridevi won the Filmfare Award for Best Actress for this flick.
This 1983 film directed by Balu Mahendra is an emotional tale of a girl suffering from retrograde amnesia due to which she behaves like an 8 year old. Sridevi lived the character of Reshmi and delivered one of her best performances. She fetched another Filmfare Award for this iconic film.
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Containing another Award-Winning performance by the legendary actress, Meendum Kokila was a critical and commercial success. The film revolved around a young Brahmin woman's struggle to win her husband back.
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This Telugu road-thriller starring Sridevi and Venkatesh was directed by Ram Gopal Varma. The film received great reviews upon release and turned out to be a Blockbuster. Sridevi fetched Nandi Award for Best Actress for this one.
This timeless classic directed by Yash Chopra was way ahead of its time. Sridevi was simply outstanding. She played Pallavi and Pooja Bhatnagar with great finesse. The film performed moderately in India but a major hit overseas.
This Raj Kanwar directed flick was a remake of the Kannada film 'Anuraga Aralithu'. Sridevi played the role of Sheetal Jaitley, a snobbish and competitive woman who is highly materialistic. The film was a major box-office success.
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This comedy-drama marked the come-back of Sridevi to Hindi Cinema. The film opened to widespread critical acclaim. It received a 5 minute standing ovasion at the Toronto Film Festial. Gauri Shinde's direction was absolutely flawless.
This Nawaz and Sridevi suspense thriller was widely acclaimed for its powerful performances and intense storyline. This was Sridevi's 300th film. She earned National Film Award for Best Actress for this superhit flick.Janhvi and Khushi Kapoor leave town ahead of mom Sridevi's death anniversary