India’s first female superstar Sreedevi passes away due to cardiac arrest. Sreedevi was 54 and died on Saturday in Dubai, where she attended her nephew Mohit Marwah’s wedding.She was accompanied by her husband Boney Kapoor and her youngest daughter Khushi at the wedding while their elder daughter Jhanvi was in Mumbai . The whole family was in a shock with the sudden demise of the veteran actress,said Sanjay Kapoor,her brother in law.He also said that Sreedevi had no history of heart attack. The news about her death was a shock for many filmgoers and celebs, who were left heartbroken.The photos of Sreedevi attending the marriage were widely shared on her social media.Many bollywood actors and celebrities paid condolences on social media.
Sreedevi was born in the year 1963 . She was born to Ayyapan Yanger and Rajeswari Yanger in Sivaksi,TamilNadu. She was named Shree Amma Yanger Ayyapan.
Sreedevi ,in her impressive career,spanning five decades ,ruled the commercial cinema space in the ’80s and ’90s like no heroine had done before. She made her debut as a child artist in in Tamil film “Thunaivan” in 1969 at the age of 4.She made her bollywod debut as a child artist in the movie Julie in 1975.She continued her role as child artist in Tamil,Telugu,Kannada,Malayalam Films.Sreedevi played her first adult role in the Tamil film Moondru Mudichu in 1976.Sreedevi established herself as a leading actress of Tamil and Telugu Cinemas with her movies 16 Vayathinile,Sigappu Rojakkal,Varumayin Niram Sivappu,Meendum Kokila,Premabhishekam,Moondram Pirai,Aakhari poratam,Jagadeka Veerudu Atiloka Sundari and Kshana Kshanam.Sreedevi made a name for herself in Bollywood with a bunch of films like Mawaali,Tohfa, Naya Kadam,Maqsad,Masterji,Nazrana,Mr.India,Chandni,Sadma,Nagina,ChaalBaaz,Lamhe,Khuda Gawah,Gumrah,Laadla and Judaai.
Sreedevi made her comeback through the film ‘English Vinglish’ in 2012, where she played a housewife who learns English after feeling left out in her family.In 2015, Sreedevi had a starring role in the Tamil movie ‘Puli’.She was next seen in her home production that titled ‘Mom’,released in 2017.
Sreedevi bagged the a ward for Best actress for the film Moondram Pirai by Tamil Nadu State .She had also won so many Film Fare awards .In 2013,Indian Government honoured Sreedevi by giving Padmashri for her acting career.
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