Sridevi you didn’t know!!

Sridevi you didn’t know!! - Sakshi Post

The original queen bee of Bollywood, Sridevi turned 52 on Thursday.

The southern beauty is celebrated for being an epitome of grace and for her great acting abilities. She has marked her territory in Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malyalam and Hindi cinema over her envious career which started at a very young age of four.
On her birthday, Sakshipost reveals some hidden yet interesting facts of Sridevi.
1. As a child artist, Sridevi played a granddaughter to the late NTR and then to Akkineni Nageshwar Rao and later went on to play their love interest on screen. She is the only actress to have done this. She also acted with their sons.
2. Sridevi’s father was a Congress leader, from Tamil Nadu. She actively campaigned for the party even after his demise in one election.
3. Sridevi was shooting for the film ‘Govinda Govinda’ when her father passed away. She completed the shooting and then left for his final rites. During the same movie’s shooting, Sridevi was running temperature yet she shot a rain song, proving her mettle over and over again.
4. It is believed that Sridevi’s voice was dubbed in all her Telugu movies except ‘Kshana Kshanam’ directed by Ram Gopal Varma. She also sang for this movie.
5. The Mr,.India leading lady was considered for a role in Jurassic Park. Steven Spielberg wanted to cast her for a brief role. But she was at the peak of her career in Bollywood then and had rejected the offer. Taking up a Hollywood project would have meant a long break from Bollywood and she was not ready to lose out on her Bollywood projects because of one Hollywood film.
6. With hits like Himmatwala, Tohfa, Chandni, Mr. India among others, Sridevi became the most popular and the highest paid actress of her time.
7. With a 15 years sabbatical from the movies post her marriage to producer Boney Kapoor, Sridevi made a comeback to the industry with ‘English-Vinglish’ in 2011. She won many awards and accolades that year for her role.
Well let’s hope she continues to spread her charm on and off-screen in the coming years too.
Sakshipost would like to wish this renowned star a very happy birthday.

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