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Sridevi Kapoor

Actress and Film Producer Sridevi Kapoor

Full Name: Shree Amma Yanger Ayyapan
Profession: Actress and Film Producer


Biography: Sridevi is one of Indian cinema's most popular actresses who hit first the screens in the 1960s at the age of 4.

While she appeared in about 300 films over her career, some of Sridevi's best known films include Chaalbaaz, Himmatwala, Mr. India, Chandni, and English Vinglish.

In 2013 she was awarded India's fourth-highest civilian award, the Padma Shri, for her services to the film industry

Born: August 13, 1963
Birthplace: Sivakasi, Madras State (present-day Tamil Nadu), India

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Leo

Died: February 24, 2018 (aged 54)
Cause of Death: Accidental drowning

Historical Events

  • 2018-05-03 Bollywood actors both posthumously recognized at India's National Film Awards; Sridevi Kapoor Best Actress for "Mum" and Vinod Khanna receives Dadasaheb Phalke award.