Biography – Sridevi
Sridevi was born on the 13th August, 1963 in Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu, India while her original birth name is Shree Amma Yanger, her nickname is Puppy. Her sister is referred to as Srilatha while her step brother is called Satish. Unfortunately, her father and mother died in 1991 and 1997 respectively.
Sridevi began her profession at a tender age in 1967 being a baby artiste in Tamil film “Kandhan Karunai”. Similarly, she also feature as child actress in a Telugu film “Bangarakka” in 1977. In addition, she was prominent in Malyalam movie “Kumara Sambhavan” in 1969.
Puppy as fondly called made her debut into Bollywood tinsel screen precisely in 1975 with a very successful movie called “Julie” where she acted the younger sister to the heroine. From there henceforth, she went onto feature in matured character in more than 200 films. 63 in Hindi, 62 in Telugu, 58 in Tamil while 21 in malyalam in a career that started from 1967 to 2007.
Sridevi is probably a lone Bollywood promising actress ever to accomplish and sustain a leading position for more than 10 years. She is fond of singing “hawa Hawaii” from adopted in Mr. India. She had received more than 12 different awards in recognition f her significance contribution in Hindi blockbusters: “Lamhe” “Chandni” as well as chaalbaaz.
In addition, she has featured in the Television programs “Malini Iyer”, evaluated a TV show “Kaboom” and also featured in various newspaper and television advertisements. As if these are not enough, she occupies one of the seats of top management of Asian Academy of films and Television.
Sridevi is happily married to her contemporary, Anil Kapoor’s brother, Boney on June 2, 1996. This marriage has produced 2 female children named Jhanvi and Khushi. They are named after the heroines in husband Boney Kapoor’s films Judaai in 1997 as well as Hamara Dil Aapke Paas Hai in 2000.
Both Jaya Prada and Sridevi was harsh rival many years ago, precisely in the 80s. They were age mate from the southern part and are recognized competitor for the prestigious first position in Hindi cinema. When in public glaring, they deliberately behave unfriendly. Sridevi was asked to feature in Jurassic Park by Steve Spielberg. This was rejected for the fact that it was not a leading role and might imply accepting a gap from Bollywood most especially as she is currently the star of the moment.
In 1993, she was given a part in Baazigar. Nevertheless, the Director thought that the audience worlds find it difficult to express opinion with Shah Rukh Khan’s character if he destroyed Sridevi on the view. Same role was repeatedly writing while two alternative actresses, Shilpa Shetty and Kajol were contracted to act the positions initially reserved for La Devi.
Her original choice for leading role in “Beta” made Mandhuri Dixit an extremely famous and successful performer. She refused the role for the fact that she was already participating in a lot of films with Anil Kapoor. At the peak of her profession, Sridevi was greeted with uncountable number of proposals from affluent American as well as British born Indians that sense prized wife. It was even rumored that Hollywood film maker, Ashok Amritas is among her suitors.