- Category : 1963-births
- Type : GP
- Profile : 1/3 - Investigating / Martyr
- Definition : Split - Large
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Explanation 3
Indian film actress (full name: Sridevi Kapoor) who worked in Tamil, Hindi, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada films. She is cited as the first female superstar of Hindi (Bollywood) Cinema. Sridevi won five Filmfare Awards.
She started her career as a child artist in M.A. Thirumugham’s devotional Thunaivan at the age of four, and continued to act as a child artist in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada films. She made her Bollywood debut as a child artist in the hit Julie (1975) and played her first adult role at age 13 in the Tamil film Moondru Mudichu (1976). Subsequently, Sridevi established herself as one of the leading actresses of Tamil and Telugu cinema.
In Bollywood, she made her debut as a lead actress in Solva Sawan (1978) and gained wide public attention with the movie Himmatwala (1983). A string of commercially successful movies followed.
In 2012, Sridevi returned to films after a 15-year-long hiatus with English Vinglish and became the only actress in the history of Hindi Cinema to make a highly successful comeback. In 2013 the Government of India awarded her Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian honour.
Sridevi married Boney Kapoor, a film producer and the elder brother of actors Anil Kapoor and Sanjay Kapoor, in 1996. They have two daughters, Jhanvi and Khushi.
Sridevi died on 24 February 2018 at around 11:00 to 11:30 PM in Dubai. The forensic report released by Dubai Police stated that Sridevi died of accidental drowning in a hotel bathtub. Traces of alcohol were found in her body and water was found in her lungs. At the time, she was with her husband Boney Kapoor and daughter Khushi at her nephew Mohit Marwah's wedding function in the northern UAE.