Shree Amma Yanger Ayyapan – Sridevi Kapoor was an Indian actress and film producer.She starred from Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, Malayalam, and Kannada films. Regarded as Indian cinema’s first “female superstar”,
Sridevi was the recipient of five Filmfare Awards.
Sridevi ranked amongst the highest-paid actors in the 1980s and 1990s
Born-13 August 1963 – Died-24 February 2018 was 54 Years old
Sridevi was born in her father’s hometown Sivakasi, Madras state, India to Tamil father Ayyapan and Telugu mother Rajeswari. Her mother was from Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh. Her father was a lawyer.
Sridevi has a sister and two stepbrothers.
In 1985, married to Mithun Chakraborty but marriage doesn’t stay long and both parted their ways and got it annulled in 1988.
Sridevi Boney Kapoor:
In 1996, Sridevi married to Boney Kapoor, a film producer who is also the elder brother of actors Anil Kapoor and Sanjay Kapoor. They have two daughters.
Sridevi Daughters: Jahnvi and Khushi
Sridevi Step Children: Son – Arjun Kapoor Daughter: Anshula Kapoor
In 2013, the Government of India awarded Sridevi the Padma Shri, the countries fourth highest civilian accolade for her contributions to the entertainment industry. Honourary awards were also conferred on her by the state governments of Andhra Pradesh and Kerala
Sridevi, Boney Kapoor and other members of the Kapoor family were in Ras Al Khaimah to attend nephew Mohit Marwah’s wedding. After the wedding and celebrations, while Boney Kapoor and daughter Khushi returned to Mumbai. Sridevi stayed back in Dubai to be with her sister Srilatha.
Boney Kapoor would have been in Mumbai on the fateful day that Sridevi passed away. But Boney instead returned to Dubai with the plan to surprise Sridevi and return with her to India. It was this move to surprise the actor that saw Boney Kapoor at his wife’s side when she passed away. Sridevi died due to accidental drowning.
Sridevi Death Investigation:
According to the forensic report, actor Sridevi died due to accidental drowning. Earlier it was reported that she died of cardiac arrest.
Sridevi’s mortal remains will be brought back to Mumbai only after the postmortem and final paperwork are completed in Dubai. A private jet flew to Dubai from Mumbai to carry the late actor’s body.
- Moondram Pirai (1982)
- Sadma (1983)
- Kshana Kshanam (1991)
- India (1987)
- Lamhe (1991)
- Meendum Kokila (1981)
- Jagadeka Veerudu Athiloka Sundari (1990)
- Varumayin Niram Sigappu (1980)
- Nagina (1986)
- Sigappu Rojakkal (1978)
- Chandni (1989)
- Pathinaru Vayathinile (1977)
- Chaalbaaz (1989)
- Devaraagam (1996)
- Karma (I) (1986)
- Johnny (1980)
- Moondru Mudichu (1976)
- Aakhree Raasta (1986)
- Judaai (1997)
- Gumrah (1993)
- Khuda Gawah (1992)
- Laadla (1994)
- Masterji (1985)
- English Vinglish (2012)
- Mom (2017)
In 2012, she returned to films after a 15-year-long hiatus with Gauri Shinde’s movie ‘English Vinglish’ and was last seen in ‘Mom’ which released last year.
According to reports that will not be her last film as she would be seen in Aanand L. Rai’s ‘Zero’ which stars Shah Rukh Khan, Katrina Kaif, and Anushka Sharma.
Father: Ayyapan Yanger
Mother: Rajeswari Yanger
Sister: Srilatha Yanger
Brother: Satish Yanger
Former Spouse: Mithun Chakraborty
Spouse: Boney Kapoor
Daughters: Kapoor Jhanvi and Kapoor Jhanvi
Sridevi Passes away:
A few minutes after the news of their demise, many Bollywood actors like Amitabh Bachchan, Priyanka Chopra, Sushmita Sen, Siddharth Malhotra and Riteish Deshmukh, Akshay Kumar and much more expressed their condolences on Twitter.