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Sridevi, born on August 13, 1963, was an Indian actress and film producer who acted in Telugu, Tamil, Hindi, Kannada, and Malayalam films. She made her acting debut as a child artist with the 1967 Tamil film 'Kandhan Karunai' at the age of four. She began her career by playing lead roles as a child actor with MA Thirumugam's 1969 mythological Tamil movie 'Thunaivan'. Her first adult role came at the age of 13 in 1976 with the Tamil film 'Moondru Mudichu'. Widely regarded as the "First Female Superstar" of India, she has won numerous accolades throughout her career, including a National Film Award, a Nandi Award, one Tamil Nadu State Film Award, a Kerala State Film Award, four Filmfare Awards, three Filmfare Awards South, and the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award, among others. Some of the films which helped establish her as a leading actress in Bollywood include 'Justice Chaudhury', 'Waqt Ki Awaz', 'Watan Ke Rakhwale', 'Tohfa', 'Chandni', 'Mr. India', and 'Naya Kadam'. In 2013, she was awarded the Padma Shri by the Government of India. On February 24, 2018, the actress died of accidental drowning in her Dubai hotel room's bathtub. She was married to producer Boney Kapoor with whom she had two children: actress Janhvi Kapoor and Khushi Kapoor.

29 Aug 2023

Bollywood Life

Janhvi Kapoor and Shikhar Pahariya engaged? Here's the truth

Janhvi Kapoor recently visited the Tirumala temple in Tirupati to honor her late mother Sridevi on her birth anniversary. The actor visits the temple on her birth anniversary (August 13) but this year, she missed it as she was busy filming Ulajh.

13 Aug 2023

Google Doodle

Google Doodle celebrates Sridevi's legacy on her 60th birth anniversary

Iconic female superstar Sridevi would have turned 60 on Sunday.

13 Aug 2023


Sridevi's birth anniversary: Revisiting actor's films with Anil Kapoor

Dubbed the "first female superstar of India," National Film Awardee Sridevi would have turned 60 on Sunday.

26 Jul 2023


Pakistani actor Adnan Siddiqui discusses 'tolerance' level of Indian audiences

With a career spanning three decades, Pakistani actor Adnan Siddiqui—who made his Bollywood debut in Sridevi's 2017 thriller Mom—enjoys significant popularity among Indian audiences.

12 Jul 2023

Tamil Cinema

Veteran Tamil producer SA Rajkannu dies at 80 

Legendary Tamil film producer SA Rajkannu—who bankrolled Kamal Haasan starrer 16 Vayathinile—passed away on Tuesday. He was 80.

04 Mar 2023

PVR Cinemas

Women's Day: PVR to re-release 'Chandni,' 'Raazi,' other feminist films

To commemorate the upcoming Women's Day (March 8), PVR Cinemas has decided to charm cinephiles uniquely.

06 Feb 2023


Sridevi-starrer 'English Vinglish' to release in China on this date

Gauri Shinde's much acclaimed directorial debut film English Vinglish will now release in China. The 2012 film marked Bollywood superstar Sridevi's return to movies after 15 years.

14 Jan 2023


Boney Kapoor confirms he will make 'Mr. India 2'

The year 2022 saw the sequels of several popular films that were released amid much anticipation. Avatar: The Way of Water hit theaters 13 years after Avatar (2009), while back home, sequels like KGF: Chapter 2 and Drishyam 2 ruled the box office.

04 Oct 2022

English Vinglish

10 years of 'English Vinglish': Sridevi's sarees to be auctioned

Late actor Sridevi ruled the Indian film industry for five decades, and her onscreen charisma will never be forgotten.

26 Jul 2022

Rishi Kapoor

#RecastTChalla trends: Looking at actors who were recast after demise

Many actors are considered legends for breathing life into their iconic characters.

20 Jun 2022


Sushma Seth turns 86: Exploring 5 lesser-known facts about actor

Veteran thespian and Indian cinematic stalwart Sushma Seth needs no introduction.

23 Jan 2022


5 Bollywood films that should not be remade by anyone

Remaking a film is nothing new.

09 Jan 2022


'English Vinglish' to 'Queen': 5 movies that should have sequel

Bollywood has churned out many interesting films, but sometimes, the climaxes of these movies have an open ending, like in Nawazuddin Siddiqui's Photograph.

13 Aug 2021


On Sridevi's birth anniversary, let's remember Seema of 'Mr. India'

Mr. India is iconic today, for many reasons.

24 Feb 2021

Janhvi Kapoor

Janhvi Kapoor shares handwritten note on mom Sridevi's death anniversary

Bollywood actor Janhvi Kapoor, who is gearing up for the release of her next movie Roohi, got emotional today as she remembered her mother Sridevi.

19 Jan 2021

Boney Kapoor

Khushi Kapoor to make acting debut soon, confirms Boney Kapoor

Khushi Kapoor, the younger daughter of film producer Boney Kapoor and late actor Sridevi, is all set to mark her acting debut soon.

25 Nov 2020

Farah Khan

Saroj Khan's granddaughter is still unaware of her death

Legendary Bollywood choreographer, Saroj Khan, who was fondly known as the Mother of Dance, passed away earlier this year but her unforgettable charm lives on.

30 Apr 2020


Sridevi, Rishi Kapoor and 'Chandni': Bollywood's adored love story

Chiffon sarees, Swiss Alps, and melodious songs: A combination of these three went on to define romance for Bollywood.

24 Feb 2020


On Sridevi's 2nd death anniversary, Janhvi shares heart-warming post

On this day two years ago, Bollywood's beloved first female superstar, Sridevi breathed her last, leaving a void in Indian cinema and our hearts.

20 Nov 2019

Akshay Kumar

Internet has found the doppelganger of Sridevi on TikTok

Almost two years after we lost Bollywood's beloved first female superstar, Sridevi, the internet has found a look-alike of the late actress in a TikTok user.

18 Sep 2019

Janhvi Kapoor

Can see a glimpse of Sridevi in Janhvi's eyes: Angad

Angad Bedi, who was last seen in Diljit Dosanjh's Soorma, is all set for his next, Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl, which has Janhvi Kapoor playing the titular character.

10 Sep 2019


Janhvi reveals why Sridevi didn't trust her judgment regarding men

Janhvi Kapoor is one of the most talked-about actresses in Bollywood, courtesy her family background.

04 Sep 2019

Madame Tussauds

Boney Kapoor breaks down at Sridevi's Madame Tussauds statue unveiling

Late actress Sridevi's wax figure at the prestigious Madame Tussauds, Singapore, was unveiled today by Boney Kapoor.

03 Sep 2019


Sridevi's wax-figure in Madame Tussauds Singapore to be unveiled tomorrow

More than a year after Sridevi's unfortunate demise, Madame Tussauds, Singapore is all set to pay tribute to her.

24 Aug 2019

Janhvi Kapoor

Janhvi holds book upside-down, netizens say "Beauty with no brain"

Janhvi Kapoor was savagely trolled for holding a book upside down while unveiling it at a recent event.

14 Aug 2019


Boney Kapoor breaks down remembering Sridevi, says "She's still around"

It's been over a year since Sridevi passed away, but her husband Boney Kapoor is still coping up with the loss.

13 Aug 2019


#HappyBirthdaySridevi: Janhvi pens an emotional note, says "I love you"

It's veteran actress Sridevi's 56th birth anniversary today, and daughter Janhvi Kapoor penned a heartfelt note dedicated to her late mother.

13 Jul 2019


Sridevi was murdered? Boney Kapoor reacts to Kerala DGP's claims

Boney Kapoor has slammed Kerala DGP Rishiraj Singh over his sensational claims about Sridevi's untimely death.

12 Jul 2019


Sridevi's death wasn't accident, but a murder, claims Kerala DGP

Sridevi's mysterious death is back in news, again.

09 Jul 2019

Kargil War

Janhvi looks like Sridevi's carbon copy in this latest picture

Janhvi Kapoor is often said to be a replica of her mother Sridevi.

03 Jun 2019


Janhvi shares never-seen-before picture of Sridevi, Boney on their wedding-anniversary

In a heart-melting gesture, Bollywood's latest girl crush Janhvi Kapoor took to social media to share a never-seen-before picture of her parents, Boney Kapoor and late Sridevi, on the occasion of the duo's 23rd wedding anniversary.

29 May 2019

Varun Dhawan

'Hated' Sridevi, dating Malaika: Fan slams Arjun, he replies

Netizens have always drawn comparisons between celebrities. And this time it was Varun Dhawan's fan who took a jibe at Arjun Kapoor.

09 Apr 2019

Karan Johar

Janhvi Kapoor talks about sister Khushi's Bollywood debut

For months there have been speculations about the Bollywood debut of Sridevi's younger daughter, Khushi Kapoor.

30 Mar 2019

Janhvi Kapoor

For 'Rooh-Afza', Janhvi to follow Sridevi's footsteps: Here's how

Janhvi Kapoor, who made her stunning debut with Dhadak last year, has now signed her fourth project.

01 Mar 2019


Gunjan Saxena biopic: Sridevi's onscreen daughter is now Janhvi's co-star

Last year, Janhvi Kapoor won over everyone with her debut film Dhadak opposite Ishaan Khatter.

28 Feb 2019

Sanjay Dutt

Madhuri Dixit wants to make Sridevi proud with 'Kalank' performance

Sridevi's untimely death shocked the nation last year and we're still mourning that loss.

24 Feb 2019


Janhvi Kapoor gets emotional on Sridevi's first death anniversary

We lost Bollywood's first (and perhaps only) female superstar Sridevi on this day last year, when she died of accidental drowning.

24 Feb 2019


Remembering Sridevi: The enchanting beauty who can never be replaced

Yash Chopra used Switzerland as a character to narrate the love story of Rohit and Chandni in his 1989 movie Chandni.

24 Feb 2019


Gone away too soon: Remembering Sridevi, India's first female superstar

Indians cannot think of Chiffon sarees without thinking of Sridevi. It's been 30 years since we first fell for Chandni, unknowingly, irrevocably, but no wedding is considered complete even today without a woman dancing to "Mere Haathon Mein Nau-Nau Choodiyan Hai".

23 Feb 2019


Sridevi's favorite saree auctioned, fetches Rs. 1.3 lakh

24th February will mark the first death anniversary of late actress Sridevi and to commemorate this occasion, Boney Kapoor decided to put one of her beloved sarees for auction.

22 Feb 2019


Sridevi's last family picture will leave you in tears

Sridevi - the name itself evokes so many emotions - the actress was not only a powerhouse entertainer but also an epitome of perfection and poise.

14 Feb 2019

Karan Johar

Did Janhvi Kapoor drop hints about sister Khushi's debut?

It was in July last year that Sridevi's elder daughter Janhvi Kapoor made her debut with Dhadak opposite Shahid Kapoor's younger brother Ishaan Khatter.

09 Feb 2019


'Kalank': Madhuri Dixit finds it difficult to replace Sridevi

Sridevi's untimely death shocked the nation last year and we're still mourning that loss.

17 Jan 2019

Priya Prakash Varrier

Is 'Sridevi Bungalow' based on Sridevi? Priya Prakash Varrier reveals

Priya Prakash Varrier's Bollywood debut Sridevi Bungalow is hitting headlines but for all the wrong reasons.

15 Jan 2019


'Sridevi Bungalow' makers react to Boney Kapoor's legal notice

Priya Prakash Varrier, the popular 'wink' girl from Oru Adaar Love, is all set to make her Bollywood debut with Sridevi Bungalow.

09 Jan 2019


Boney Kapoor to direct a biopic on Sridevi?

On February 24, 2018, Bollywood lost one of its shining stars, Sridevi. Needless to say, the loss was irrecoverable.

02 Jan 2019

Janhvi Kapoor

Janhvi Kapoor on Sridevi's death: I am still in shock

The year 2018 has been the best and worst year for Janhvi Kapoor, professionally and personally.

31 Dec 2018


#Thatwas2018: Remembering the Indian gems whom we lost this year

This year, we mourned far too many times.

23 Nov 2018

Dharma Productions

Heartwarming video: Janhvi recites poem she wrote for mother Sridevi

One of the early media appearances of Janhvi Kapoor was in 2017, when she accompanied her mother Sridevi and father Boney Kapoor to IFFI, Goa.

31 Oct 2018

Karan Johar

Arjun gave an advice to Janhvi, which Bollywood-newbies should follow

Since the unfortunate demise of Sridevi early this year, Arjun Kapoor's changed equation with half-sister Janhvi has caught attention.

02 Oct 2018

Karan Johar

Janhvi reveals the biggest lesson she learned from mother Sridevi

Late actress Sridevi was, undoubtedly, an epitome of love and grace and her sudden death has left an insatiable void.

14 Sep 2018

Karan Johar

Janhvi remembers one of the things Sridevi was good at

It' been a while since Sridevi's elder daughter Janhvi Kapoor stepped into Bollywood with Karan Johar's 'Dhadak'.

13 Sep 2018

Rani Mukerji

Emotional Rani remembers Sridevi, says 'she was my inspiration'

Sridevi was a legendary actress and her untimely death left millions devastated.

14 Aug 2018

Janhvi Kapoor

Boney Kapoor praises Arjun for his support after Sridevi's demise

Boney Kapoor spoke at an event that celebrated his late wife, Sridevi's 55th birth anniversary.

13 Aug 2018


See your reflection in Janhvi, Khushi: Anil Kapoor remembers Sridevi

Anil Kapoor today remembered Sridevi on her 55th birth anniversary, saying the family sees her reflection in her daughters, Janhvi and Khushi Kapoor.

13 Aug 2018


Happy Birthday Sridevi: Remembering India's first female superstar

Indians cannot think of Chiffon sarees without thinking of Sridevi. It's been 29 years since we first fell for Chandni, unknowingly, irrevocably, but no wedding is considered complete even today without a woman dancing to 'Mere Haathon Mein Nau-Nau Choodiyan Hai'.

10 Aug 2018


Anil Kapoor reveals why he turned down 'Chandni' opposite Sridevi

Anil Kapoor, the veteran star, recently revealed why he turned down the role in 'Chandni'.

05 Aug 2018


When Rishi Kapoor failed to recognize his 'Chandni' Sridevi

Rishi Kapoor claimed on Twitter that he failed to recognize Sridevi in an old video, leaving Twitterati aghast, since the two have worked in several hits like 'Chandni' and 'Nagina' together.

22 Jul 2018


In 'Dhadak', Janhvi has a special message for mom Sridevi

Janhvi Kapoor had a special message for her late mother Sridevi that was flashed in the prints of 'Dhadak', her debut movie which released on Friday.

09 Jul 2018


Want to earn same-kind of love like mom: Janhvi Kapoor

Gearing up for her debut in "Dhadak", Janhvi Kapoor says she hopes to earn the same amount of love from the audience like Sridevi received.

07 Jul 2018


Sridevi didn't want daughter Janhvi to join Bollywood

Just weeks before the release of her debut film 'Dhadak', the otherwise media-shy Janhvi Kapoor gave us a peek into her life.