Sridevi Kapoor – Biography, Career, Awards and Net Worth
Sridevi Kapoor, known as Sridevi is the first female superstar of Hindi cinema and ultimate queen of Bollywood. She enjoys great success in all major film industries of India; Tamil, Telugu and Hindi. She has something unique in her personality, which made her more special than her other co-stars like Madhuri Dixit and Juhi Chawla.
Born in 1963, Sridevi starred in hit movies like ‘Sadma’, ‘Nagina’, ‘Mr. India’ and ‘Lamhe’. She possesses all elements required for a complete actress; looks, charm, acting and dance.
Sridevi : Early Life and Career
Sridevi was born on August 13, 1963, in Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu. Her father, Ayyapan Yanger is a lawyer and her mother, Rajeswari Yanger is a homemaker. She grew up in Sivakasi and completed her early education from there.
The ever charming and beautiful Sridevi is 5 feet 6 inches tall with long black hair. Her dark black eyes made her more ravishing. She possesses voluptuous physique, which weighs 56 kg and measures 34-28-34. She is Leo by horoscope and Hindu by religion. Besides acting, her hobbies are painting and dancing. Shah Rukh Khan is her favorite actor.
Sridevi’s personal life always created buzz in the media. There were many speculations about her secret marriage with Mithun Chakraborty. But, both denied it. Later on, she tied the knot with married Boney Kapoor. At present, she is the mother of two beautiful daughters. Arjun Kapoor is her stepson.
Caption: Sridevi with the President of India
Sridevi : Career
Sridevi started her acting career as a child artist in the 1967 Tamil movie ‘Muruga’. She made her Bollywood debut with ‘Julie’ in 1975. Sridevi first film as the leading actress is in the 1976 Tamil movie ‘Moondru Mudichu’. She further starred in ‘Sigappu Rojakkal’ and “Priya’. Her notable Telugu films are ‘Konda Veeti Simham’, ‘Kshana Kshanam’.
She made her debut in Bollywood as a heroine with ‘Solva Sawan’ in 1979. She shared a great chemistry with actor Jeetendra. They gave many hits like ‘Himmatwala’, ‘Tohfa’ and ‘Justice Chaudhry’. With her consistent performance, she was successful to establish herself in the industry.
Sridevi gave more blockbuster such as ‘Sadma’, ‘Nagina’, Mr. India’, ‘Chaalbaaz’, ‘Chandani’ and many more. Before going to break, she worked with Anil Kapoor in ‘Laadla’ and ‘Judai’. Along with strong performance, she possesses great dancing skill. Her dance moves in ‘Nainon Mein Sapna’, ‘Main Teri Dushman’ and ‘Hawa Hawai’ were breathtaking and still famous among her fans.
Sridevi made a grand comeback in the movie industry with the 2012 movie ‘English Vinglish’. She played the role of simple housewife, who learns to speak English. She proved to all that she is still not finished as an actress. Her upcoming project is ‘Mom’ along with Akshaye Khanna.
Sridevi : Awards
In her glittering career, Sridevi gave many hit movies and memorable performances. She ruled the mind and heart of critics and moviegoers. She received much appreciation and love for her powerful acting and sensuous dancing.
In 2013, she received Padma Shri from the Government of India for her contribution to Indian cinemas. She won the prestigious Filmfare Awards for 5 times. Further, she won many accolades and recognitions in her career. Sridevi was voted as India’s Greatest Actress of All Time by CNN-IBN Poll in 2013.
Sridevi : Net Worth and Lifestyle
Along with her filmmaker husband, Boney Kapoor, Sridevi has an estimated net worth of $35 Million. She made her fortune from movies, commercials and brand endorsements. She promoted brands like LUX and Tanishq.
Sridevi resides in a beautiful bungalow located in Andheri West. She has good collection of cars and her favorite is Porsche Cayenne. This diva is active in Instagram and regularly post her exclusive her picture. We can see her having a blast with her husband and daughters in different touristy locations.