Biography

Sridevi Kapoor (born Shree Amma Yanger Ayyapan) was an Indian film actress who has worked in Tamil, Hindi, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada films. She has been called the first female superstar of Hindi cinema.

Sridevi started her career as a child artist in M.A. Thirumugham’s devotional Thunaivan at the age of four, and continued to act as a child artist in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada films. She made her Bollywood debut as a child artist in the hit Julie (1975) and played her first adult role at age 13 with the Tamil film Moondru Mudichu (1976). Subsequently, Sridevi established herself as one of the leading actresses of Tamil and Telugu cinema, with roles such as 16 Vayathinile (1977), Sigappu Rojakkal (1978), Varumayin Niram Sivappu (1980), Meendum Kokila (1981), Premabhishekam (1981), Moondram Pirai (1982), Aakhari Poratam (1988), Jagadeka Veerudu Atiloka Sundari (1990), and Kshana Kshanam (1991).

In Bollywood, she made her debut as a lead actress in Solva Sawan (1978) and gained wide public attention with the movie Himmatwala (1983). In 2012, Sridevi returned to films after a 15-year-long hiatus with English Vinglish and became the only actress in the history of Hindi and Tamil cinema to make a highly successful comeback. In 2013, the Government of India awarded her Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian honor. She was also voted 'India's Greatest Actress in 100 Years' in a CNN-IBN national poll conducted in 2013 on the occasion of the Centenary of Indian Cinema.

On February 24, 2018, Sridevi was found dead in her guest room at the Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The official coroner's report showed that she had accidentally drowned in the bathtub, with unconsciousness cited as a contributing factor.

Sridevi Kapoor (born Shree Amma Yanger Ayyapan) was an Indian film actress who has worked in Tamil, Hindi, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada films. She has been called the first female superstar of Hindi cinema.

Sridevi started her career as a child artist in M.A. Thirumugham’s devotional Thunaivan at the age of four, and continued to act as a child artist in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada films. She made her Bollywood debut as a child artist in the hit Julie (1975) and played her first adult role at age 13 with the Tamil film Moondru Mudichu (1976). Subsequently, Sridevi established herself as one of the leading actresses of Tamil and Telugu cinema, with roles such as 16 Vayathinile (1977), Sigappu Rojakkal (1978), Varumayin Niram Sivappu (1980), Meendum Kokila (1981), Premabhishekam (1981), Moondram Pirai (1982), Aakhari Poratam (1988), Jagadeka Veerudu Atiloka Sundari (1990), and Kshana Kshanam (1991).

In Bollywood, she made her debut as a lead actress in Solva Sawan (1978) and gained wide public attention with the movie Himmatwala (1983). In 2012, Sridevi returned to films after a 15-year-long hiatus with English Vinglish and became the only actress in the history of Hindi and Tamil cinema to make a highly successful comeback. In 2013, the Government of India awarded her Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian honor. She was also voted 'India's Greatest Actress in 100 Years' in a CNN-IBN national poll conducted in 2013 on the occasion of the Centenary of Indian Cinema.

On February 24, 2018, Sridevi was found dead in her guest room at the Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The official coroner's report showed that she had accidentally drowned in the bathtub, with unconsciousness cited as a contributing factor.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 98

Birthday 1963-08-13

Day of Death 2018-02-24

Place of Birth Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu, India

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Also Known As

  • Sridevi
  • Shree Amma Yanger Ayyapan
  • श्री देवी
  • Sridevi B Kapoor
  • Sri Devi
  • 스리데비

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2018 Zero as Herself at a party
2017 Mom as Devki Sabarwal
2015 Puli as Yavanaraani
2013 Bombay Talkies as Herself
2012 English Vinglish as Shashi Godbole
2008 Halla Bol as Herself
2004 Meri Biwi Ka Jawab Nahin as Durga
2004 Malini Iyer (2 episodes)
1997 Kaun Sachcha Kaun Jhootha as Sapna Mathur
1997 Judaai as Kaajal Verma (as Sreedevi)
1996 Mr. Bechara as Asha / Anita
1996 Army as Geeta Singh
1996 Devaraagam as Lakshmi
1994 Chaand Kaa Tukdaa as Radha
1994 S.P.Parasuram as Rani
1994 Laadla as Sheetal Jetley
1993 Chandra Mukhi as Chandra Mukhi
1993 Gumrah
1993 Govindha Govindha as Naveena
1993 Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja
1993 Gurudev as Sunita / Priya
1992 Khuda Gawah as Benazir / Mehndi
1991 Banjaran as Reshma / Devi
1991 Lamhe as Pallavi / Pooja Bhatnagar
1991 Kshana Kshanam as Satya
1991 Farishtay as Rasbhari
1990 Jagadeka Veerudu Athiloka Sundari
1990 Pathar Ke Insan
1989 ChaalBaaz as Anju/Manju
1989 Neela Malargal as Meena
1989 Chandni as Chandni Mathur
1989 Nigahen: Nagina Part II as Neelam
1989 Gair Kanooni as Laxmi
1988 Waqt Ki Awaz as Lata I. Prasad
1988 Ram Avtar as Sangeeta
1988 Aakhari Poratam as Pravallika
1988 Sone Pe Suhaaga
1987 Mr. India as Seema Sohni
1987 Majaal as Sadhana
1987 Nazrana as Tulsi (as Sreedevi)
1987 Watan Ke Rakhwale as Radha
1986 Nagina as Rajni
1986 Ghar Sansar as Radha
1986 Janbaaz as Seema
1986 Aakhree Raasta as Vinita Bhatnagar
1986 Bhagwaan Dada
1986 Sultanat
1986 Naan Adimai Illai
1986 Karma as Radha
1986 Aulad as Devki
1985 Balidaan
1984 Inquilaab as Asha A. Nath
1984 Gift
1983 Kalakaar
1983 Himmatwala
1983 Sadma as Nehalata Malhotra/Reshmi
1983 Justice Chaudhury
1983 Adutha Varisu as Valli And Radha
1983 Sandhippu
1983 Jaani Dost
1982 Thanikattu Raja
1982 Moondram Pirai as Lakshmi
1982 Vazhvey Maayam as Devi
1982 Pokkiri Raja
1981 Aakali Rajyam
1981 Ranuva Veeran
1981 Kondaveeti Simham as Devi
1981 Sankarlal
1981 Meendum Kokila
1980 Vishwaroobam
1980 Varumayin Niram Sivappu as Devi
1980 Johnny as Archana
1980 Guru
1980 Ram Robert Rahim
1980 Mosagadu
1979 Sigappukkal Mookkuthi
1979 Pattaakathi Bairavan
1979 Dharma Yuddam as Chitra
1979 Thaayillamal Naan Illai
1979 Kavari Maan
1979 Kalyanaraman
1979 The Man has Awoken
1978 Priya
1978 Pilot Premnath
1978 Manidharil Ithanai Nirangala
1978 Sigappu Rojakkal as Sarada
1978 Vanakkatukuriya Kathaliye
1978 Aayiram Jenmangal
1977 Kavikkuyil
1977 Gaayathri
1977 16 Vayathinile as Mayil
1976 Moondru Mudichu as Selvi
1976 Thulavarsham as Ammini
1972 Badi Panthulu as Baby
1972 Vasantha Maligai
1971 Poompatta as Sarada
1969 Nam Nadu
1967 Kandhan Karunai as Child Lord Muruga

Sound

1991 Kshana Kshanam Playback Singer

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