Sridevi Age, Wiki, Biography, Husband, Height in feet, Net Worth & Many More

Shree Amma Yanger Ayyappan popularly known as Sridevi is an Indian actress and film producer who is known for acting in Telugu, Tamil, Hindi, Malayalam, and Kannada language films. She was born on 13th August 1963 in Meenampatti, Tamil Nadu, India to Ayyapan and Rajeshwari. His father was a lawyer. She has a sister and two stepbrothers.

Sridevi started her acting career when she was just four years old with the Tamil movie Kandhan Karunai in 1967. She also appeared as a child artist in several Tamil films, such as Thunaivan (1969), En Annan (1970), Aathi Parasakthi (1971), and Vasantha Maligai (1972), Bharatha Viilas (1973), Thirumangalyam (1974) etc.

As a child artist, she made her Telugu debut in 1970, with Maa Nanna Nirdoshi. As a child artist, she appeared in several films, such as Attalu Kodallu (1971), Bala Bharatam (1972), Marapurani Manishi (1973), Yashoda Krishna (1975), Anuragalu (1976), Bangarakka (1977), Padaharella Vayasu (1978), Karthika Deepam (1979), Prema Kanuka (1980) etc. During this time, he was praised for her several performances. For her performances in Padaharella Vayasu, and Karthika Deepam she was nominated for two Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Telugu.

She made her Malayalam debut as a child artist in 1969 with Kumara Sambhavam. She also appeared in several Malayalam films as a child artist, such as Sabarimala Sree Dharmashastha (1970), Poompatta (1971), and Theerthayathra (1972) etc. During this time, her performance in Poompatta was highly acclaimed and he won Kerala State Film Award for Best Child Artist for her performance.

She made her Kannada debut in 1974 as a child artist with the film Bhakta Kumbara. In 1975, she also appeared in three Kannada films as a child artist. In 1979, she appeared in his last Kannada film, Priya as lead actress.

Sridevi made her Hindi film debut in 1972 with the film Rani Mera Naam. She also appeared in a Hindi film as a child artist in 1975, Julie. In 1976, Sridevi appeared as a lead actress in several language films. In Tamil, she appeared in two films, Moondru Mudichu and Dasavatharam. For her performance in Moondru Mudichu, she was even nominated for Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Tamil. In Malayalam, she appeared in four films as a lead actress including Thulavarsham. In 1977, she was seen in five Tamil films and eleven Malayalam films. Naalumanippookkal was her only released Malayalam film. She was seen in twelve Tamil films that year. Sigappu Rojakkal was her most notable film of the year. She even won another nomination for Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Tamil. In 1979, Sridevi appeared as a lead actress in a Hindi film with Solva Sawan. Bhaaryaye Aavashyamundu was her only released Malayalam film of the year. She had eleven Tamil releases that year. In 1980, she appeared in four Tamil films, Varumayin Niram Sivappu, Guru, Johnny and Vishwaroopam. Varumayin Niram Sivappu was her most praised Tamil work of the year and she was nominated for Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Tamil.

Later, in 1981, she starred in five Tamil films. For her performance in Meendum Kokila, she won Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Tamil. In that year, she also appeared in twelve Telugu films. In that year, she was nominated for Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Telugu for her performance in the Telugu film, Premabhishekam. She had sixteen released Telugu films in 1982. She also had six Tamil releases that year. But her performance was highly acclaimed in the Tamil film, Moondram Pirai. For her performance, she won the Tamil Nadu State Film award for Best Actress and earned a nomination for Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Tamil. In 1983, Sridevi appeared in six Hindi films. But her notable work was Sadma, for which she earned a nomination for Filmfare Award for Best Actress. She was also seen in seven Kannada films that year. In 1984, she was seen in four Kannada films, S.P. Bhayankar, Babulugaadi Debba, Kanchu Kagada and Kode Trachu. Premabhishekam was her only released Malayalam film in 1984. She had six Hindi releases that year. Sarfarosh, Balidaan and Masterji were her three released Hindi films in 1985. Pachani Kapuram and Vajrayudham were her two released Kannada films of the year. Santhippu and Adutha Varisu were his two released Tamil films in 1986. She starred in three Kannada films that year, Oka Radha Iddaru Krishnulu, Jayam Manade and Khaidi Rudraiah. She was seen in ten Hindi films that year. Naan Adimai Illai was her only released Malayalam film in 1986. 

Next, in 1987, she had seven Hindi films released. Makutamleni Maharaju and Maa Voori Magadu were her two released Kannada films of the year. In 1988, Sridevi appeared in two Kannada films, Maharajashri Mayagaadu and Aakhari Poratam. For her performance in Aakhari Poratam, she was nominated for Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Telugu. She had four released Hindi films that year, Waqt Ki Awaz, Sone Pe Suhaaga, Sherni and Ram-Avtar. In 1989, Sridevi was seen in seven Hindi films. Chandni and ChaalBaaz were her most successful films of the year. She won one Filmfare Award for Best Actress and one nomination for Filmfare Award for Best Actress. Pathar Ke Insan and Naakabandi were her two released Hindi films in 1990. Jagadeka Veerudu Atiloka Sundari was her only released Kannada film of the year. She was nominated for another Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Telugu for her performance in the film. Kshana Kshanam was her only released Kannada film in 1991. For her performance, she was praised and won the Nandi award for best actress and Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Telugu. She had four Hindi releases that year, Farishtay, Lamhe, Banjaran and Garajna. For her performance in Lamhe, she won Filmfare Award for Best Actress. Khuda Gawah, Heer Ranjha and Aasmaan Se Gira were his three released films in 1992. For her performance in Khuda Gawah, she was nominated for another Filmfare Award for Best Actress. Govinda Govinda was her only released Kannada film in 1993. In that year, she starred in four Hindi films, Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja, Gurudev, Gumrah and Chandramukhi.

In the upcoming years, in 1994, she appeared in her last Kannada film, S.P.Parasuram. Chaand Kaa Tukdaa and Laadla were her two released Hindi films of the year. Devaraagam only released the Malayalam film in 1996. She appeared in three Hindi films, Great Robbery, Army and Mr Bechara. In 1997, she had two Hindi releases, Kaun Sachcha Kaun Jhootha and Judaai. Meri Biwi Ka Jawaab Nahin was her only released Hindi film in 2004. In 2008, she appeared in a cameo appearance in the Hindi film Halla Bol. In 2012 and 2013, she starred in two Hindi films, English Vinglish and Bombay Talkies. In 2015, her only released Tamil film was Puli. Mom was her only released Hindi film of the year. Her acting was highly acclaimed and she won National Film Award for Best Actress, Zee Cine Critics Award for Best Actor – Female and was nominated for Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress. In 2018, she had a posthumous release, Zero. 

She made her television debut in 2004 with Malini Iyer. She also appeared in two television shows, 10 Ka Dum and Satyamev Jayate.

In 2013, Sridevi was honoured with the Padma Shri, the country’s fourth highest civilian honour, for her contribution to the Indian culture through performing arts.

She was also voted ‘India’s Greatest Actress in 100 Years’ in a CNN-IBN national poll conducted in 2013 on the occasion of the centenary of Indian cinema.

On the occasion of Sridevi’s birthday on 13 August 2019, Madame Tussauds Singapore announced that a wax statue would soon be dedicated to her.

Sridevi married film producer Bonney Kapoor in 1996. Together, they had two daughters, Janhvi (born in 1997), and Khushi (born in 2000).

Sridevi was found dead on 24 February 2018 due to accidental drowning. Sridevi was cremated with state honours and also received a gun salute at her funeral.

Real Name Shree Amma Yanger Ayyapan
Nick NameSridevi, Hawa-Hawai, Chandni, Joker (fondly called by her family members)
ProfessionActress
Date of Birth13 August 1963
Age 54 Years (At the time of Death in 2018)
Date of Death24 February 2018
Birth PlaceMeenampatti, Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu, India
Place of DeathJumeirah Emirates Towers, Dubai, UAE
NationalityIndian
Hometown Meenampatti, Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu, India
SchoolNot Known
CollageNot Known
DebutTamil Film: Thunaivan (1967, as a child artist)
Malayalam Film: Kumara Sambhavam (1969)
Kannada Film: Bhakta Kumbara (1974)
Telugu Film: Maa Nanna Nirdoshi (1970)
Hindi Film: Julie (1975, as a child actor)
Solva Sawan (1978, in lead role)
TV: Malini Iyer (2004)
Last FilmsKannada Film: Priya (1979)


Telugu Film: S. P. Parasuram (1994)


Malayalam Film: Devaraagam (1996)


Tamil Film: Puli (2015)


Hindi Film: Mom (2017)

ReligionHinduism
CasteOBC (Naidu community, Nadars)
Zodiac SignLeo
Hobbies Doing Yoga, Painting, Dancing
AddressSea Springs, Bungalow No. 2
Green Acres, 7 Bungalows,
Andheri West, Lokhandwala Complex
Mumbai
Signature

Sridevi Career

  • Sridevi started her acting career when she was just four years old with the Tamil movie Kandhan Karunai in 1967. She also appeared as a child artist in several Tamil films, such as Thunaivan (1969), En Annan (1970), Aathi Parasakthi (1971), Vasantha Maligai (1972), Bharatha Viilas (1973), Thirumangalyam (1974) etc.
  • As a child artist, she made her Telugu debut in 1970, with Maa Nanna Nirdoshi. As a child artist, she appeared in several films, such as Attalu Kodallu (1971), Bala Bharatam (1972), Marapurani Manishi (1973), Yashoda Krishna (1975), Anuragalu (1976), Bangarakka (1977), Padaharella Vayasu (1978), Karthika Deepam (1979), Prema Kanuka (1980) etc.
  • She made her Malayalam debut as a child artist in 1969 with Kumara Sambhavam. She also appeared in several Malayalam films as a child artist, such as Sabarimala Sree Dharmashastha (1970), Poompatta (1971), and Theerthayathra (1972) etc.
  • She made her Kannada debut in 1974 as a child artist with the film Bhakta Kumbara. In 1975, she also appeared in three Kannada films as a child artist. In 1979, she appeared in his last Kannada film, Priya as lead actress.
  • Sridevi made her Hindi film debut in 1972 with the film Rani Mera Naam. She also appeared in a Hindi film as a child artist in 1975, Julie.
  • In 1976, Sridevi appeared as a lead actress in several language films. In Tamil, she appeared in two films, Moondru Mudichu and Dasavatharam.
  • In 1977, she was seen in five Tamil films and eleven Malayalam films.
  • Naalumanippookkal was her only released Malayalam film. She was seen in twelve Tamil films that year. Sigappu Rojakkal was her most notable film of the year.
  • In 1979, Sridevi appeared as a lead actress in a Hindi film with Solva Sawan. Bhaaryaye Aavashyamundu was her only released Malayalam film of the year. She had eleven Tamil releases that year.
  • In 1980, she appeared in four Tamil films, Varumayin Niram Sivappu, Guru, Johnny and Vishwaroopam.
  • In 1981, she starred in five Tamil films. In that year, she also appeared in twelve Telugu films.
  • She had sixteen released Telugu films in 1982. She also had six Tamil releases that year.
  • In 1983, Sridevi appeared in six Hindi films. She was also seen in seven Kannada films that year.
  • In 1984, she was seen in four Kannada films, S.P. Bhayankar, Babulugaadi Debba, Kanchu Kagada and Kode Trachu. Premabhishekam was her only released Malayalam film in 1984. She had six Hindi releases that year.
  • Sarfarosh, Balidaan and Masterji were her three released Hindi films in 1985. Pachani Kapuram and Vajrayudham were her two released Kannada films of the year.
  • Santhippu and Adutha Varisu were his two released Tamil films in 1986. She starred in three Kannada films that year, Oka Radha Iddaru Krishnulu, Jayam Manade and Khaidi Rudraiah. She was seen in ten Hindi films that year. Naan Adimai Illai was her only released Malayalam film in 1986.
  • In 1987, she had seven Hindi films released. Makutamleni Maharaju and Maa Voori Magadu were her two released Kannada films of the year.
  • In 1988, Sridevi appeared in two Kannada films, Maharajashri Mayagaadu and Aakhari Poratam. She had four released Hindi films that year, Waqt Ki Awaz, Sone Pe Suhaaga, Sherni and Ram-Avtar.
  • In 1989, Sridevi was seen in seven Hindi films. Chandni and ChaalBaaz were her most successful films of the year.
  • Pathar Ke Insan and Naakabandi were her two released Hindi films in 1990. Jagadeka Veerudu Atiloka Sundari was her only released Kannada film of the year.
  • Kshana Kshanam was her only released Kannada film in 1991. She had four Hindi releases that year, Farishtay, Lamhe, Banjaran and Garajna.
  • Khuda Gawah, Heer Ranjha and Aasmaan Se Gira were his three released films in 1992.
  • Govinda Govinda was her only released Kannada film in 1993. In that year, she starred in four Hindi films, Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja, Gurudev, Gumrah and Chandramukhi.
  • In 1994, she appeared in her last Kannada film, S.P.Parasuram. Chaand Kaa Tukdaa and Laadla were her two released Hindi films of the year.
  • Devaraagam only released the Malayalam film in 1996. She appeared in three Hindi films, Great Robbery, Army and Mr Bechara.
  • In 1997, she had two Hindi releases, Kaun Sachcha Kaun Jhootha and Judaai.
  • Meri Biwi Ka Jawaab Nahin was her only released Hindi film in 2004.
  • In 2008, she appeared in a cameo appearance in the Hindi film Halla Bol.
  • In 2012 and 2013, she starred in two Hindi films, English Vinglish and Bombay Talkies.
  • In 2015, her only released Tamil film was Puli.
  • Mom was her only released Hindi film of the year.
  • In 2018, she had a posthumous release, Zero.
  • She made her television debut in 2004 with Malini Iyer. She also appeared in two television shows, 10 Ka Dum and Satyamev Jayate.

Sridevi Family 

Father Name Late Ayyapan Yanger (Lawyer)
Mother Name Late Rajeswari Yanger
Brother Anand, Satish (both are Step)
Sister Late Latha
HusbandMithun Chakraborty (1985–1988)
Boney Kapoor (1996-present)

Sridevi Relationship / Marital Status & Many More 

Marital Status Married Twice
Affairs / Boyfriend Mithun Chakraborty (Actor)
Boney Kapoor (Producer)
Husband / Spouse Mithun Chakraborty (1985–1988)
Boney Kapoor (1996-present)
Marriage date Not Known
Marriage Place Not Known
ChildrenSon– Arjun Kapoor (step)
Daughters- Jhanvi KapoorKhushi Kapoor, Anshula Kapoor (Step)
Brothers-in-lawAnil Kapoor, Sanjay Kapoor
Sridevi With Her Husband Bonny Kapoor & Daughters | Source- theweek.in

Sridevi Physical Stats

HeightIn Centimeter – 165 cm
In Meter – 1.65 m
In feet & inches – 5’5
WeightIn Kilogram- 54 Kg
In Pounds – 119lbs
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBrown

Sridevi Favourite 

Favourite  Actor Shah Rukh Khan, Sylvester Stallone
Favourite  Actress Meryl Streep
Favourite  AttireKanjeevaram Sarees
Favourite  FoodRice Rasam, Vanilla Ice cream
Favourite  Color White
Favourite  FruitStrawberry
Favourite  Destination USA

Sridevi Education 

School Not Known
Collage Not Known
Educational Qualification Not Known

Sridevi Net Worth

Net WorthRs. 247 Crore (at the time of her death)
SalaryRs. 5 Crore/film
Income SourceActing
Car CollectionN/A
Sridevi Controversy:
  • Sridevi was criticized for hiding her marriage with Mithun Chakrabarty. However, when Fan Magazine published their marriage certificate, it attracted controversy.

Some Unknown facts about Sridevi

  • Did Sridevi smoke?: No
  • Did Sridevi drink alcohol?: Yes
  • She was cited as the “First Female Superstar” of Indian cinema.
  • Sridevi’s climax dance number “Main Teri Dushman” in Nagina also remains one of the best snake dances in Bollywood.
  • Sridevi refused Steven Spielberg’s offer.
  • Mom marked her 300th film.
  • She developed a strong dislike for crowds and noise.
  • After her performances in Himmatwala, she earned the nickname Thunder Thighs.
  • She used to paint during her free time.
  • She has done sixteen films with actor Jeetendra.
  • She rejected four Bollywood films, such as Rangeela, Baazigar, Mohabbatein, and Baghban.
  • She was also known as the Queen of Double Roles.
  • Doing yoga, painting, and dancing are her hobbies.
  • Madame Tussauds Singapore honored the famous Indian actress Sridevi with her wax figurine in September 2019. The statue was unveiled by her daughters Janhvi and Khushi and filmmaker husband Boney Kapoor
Janhvi, Khushi, and Boney Kapoor with a wax figurine of Sridevi at Madame Tussauds Singapore

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