Bollywood legend Sridevi dead at 55

Oscar Cross
February 25, 2018

The veteran actor married film producer Boney Kapoor with whom she had two daughters. It happened roughly around 11.00-11.30.

But her scintillating innings in Bollywood began with Himmatwala which was a super success at the box office.

Her brother-in-law, Sanjay Kapoor, confirmed the same. "I don't know more details yet", Sanjay told the Indian Express.

She also had worked in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada film industry.

With Julie (1974), she made her Bollywood debut as a child actor.

At the tender age of 13, she played her first adult role in K Balachander's film Moondru Mudichu and acted as Rajinikanth's stepmother.

Bollywood legend Sridevi dead at 55

Born as Shree Amma Yanger Ayyapan, Sridevi was known for her iconic roles in Hindi movies like Chandni, Lamhe, Mr India, Chaalbaaz, Nagina, Sadma, and many more.

A versatile actor, Sridevi made her Bollywood debut in 1978 with "Solva Sawan".

Sigappu Rojakkal -another Bharathiraaja film where Sridevi stars alongside Kamal Haasan took the pair spiraling into superstardom in South Indian cinema where they stayed for several years, working in over 40 films together.

She was last seen on the silver screen in a revenge thriller titled Mom.

For her contribution to Indian cinema over the years, Sridevi was awarded Padma Shri in 2013.

However, news about her death came quite late in the night, and much before it was out in the media, twitterati started sharing the information, stating that it was rumour. "Condolences to everyone who loved Sridevi".

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