She is beautiful, she is charismatic, and every time she comes on-screen, she leaves us in awe of her. Sridevi is one graceful actress that the Indian film industry has ever seen. The actress turns a year older today, and here is wishing her many more successful years to come.
On Sridevi’s birthday, Fashion Central India will take you through the actress’ journey in the movie industry.
She started her career as a child artist at the age of four in Tamil movie ‘Thunaivan’. She got her first lead role in 1976 in Tamil movie ‘Moondru Mudichu’.
Sridevi made her Bollywood debut with ‘Solva Sawan’ in 1979. In 1983, she starred alongside Jeetendra in ‘Himmatwala’, which went on to become one of the biggest blockbusters of the year. She even wowed the audience with her dance number ‘Naino mein sapna’ in the movie. The same year she featured in ‘Sadma’ with Kamal Haasan. The movie brought her critical acclaim.
The actress kept climbing the success ladder and was highly appreciated for her performances. She featured as an icchadhari naagin in the 1986 hit movie ‘Nagina’. She again bowled us with her ‘Main teri dushman’ number.
She has been part of hit movie like ‘Mr. India’, ‘Chaalbaaz’, ‘Chandani’, ‘Lamhe’, ‘Khuda Gawah’, ‘Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja’, ‘Judaai’.
Before announcing her comeback in 2012, Sridevi was last seen on the silver screen in ‘Meri Biwi Ka Jawaab Nahin’.
She made her comeback in the industry with Gauri Shinde’s ‘English Vinglish’ in 2012. After the movie’s premiere the actress was compared with actresses like Meryl Streep and Audrey Hepburn.
Her performance in the movie was highly appreciated and the critics even called it the best comeback in Bollywood history.
She is married to film producer Boney Kapoor. The couple tied the knot in 1996. They are parents to two beautiful daughters Jhanvi and Khushi.