Sridevi Biography, Height, Age, Husband, Family, Net Worth & More

Sridevi, born Shree Amma Yanger Ayyapan, was a renowned Indian actress known for her work in Telugu, Tamil, Hindi, Malayalam, and Kannada cinema. The Bollywood film industry boasts a plethora of exceptionally talented actors and actresses, and Sridevi shone brightly in this realm as both an actress and producer. Often referred to as the Indian Film Industry, Bollywood stands as one of the largest in the world. Sridevi’s mother hailed from Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh. Her remarkable contributions earned her a National Film Award, along with two Filmfare Awards and three Filmfare South Awards. In this article, you’ll find a comprehensive Sridevi biography.

Sridevi Biography

Sridevi’s versatile career extended to television, where she took on roles in the series ‘Malini Lyer’, served as a judge on the show ‘Kaboom’, and graced numerous advertisements. Tragically, on February 24, 2018, she was found deceased in her hotel room at the Jumeirah Emirates Towers in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, the victim of an accidental drowning. Nayak’s book provides a comprehensive glimpse into both the artist and the person Sridevi was beyond the limelight. This contributed significantly to her swift rise as the foremost actress in Hindi cinema.

Sridevi Picture
Sridevi Picture

Personal Information

Real Name Shree Amma Yanger Ayyapan
Nickname AKA Sridevi, Hawa-Hawai, Chandni, Joker (fondly called by her family members)
DOB (Date of Birth) 13 August 1963
Age 60 Years
Date of Death 24 February 2018
Death Cause Drowning in a Bathtub following loss of consciousness
Birth Place Meenampatti, Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu, India
Zodiac Sign Leo
Nationality Indian
Hometown Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu, India
Religion Hinduism

Education/Qualifications

School Not Known
College N/A
University N/A

Physical Stats

Height

Feet & Inches 5′ 6″
Meter 1.68 m
Centimeters 168 cm
Eye Color Light Brown
Hair Color Black
Figure Measurements 34-28-34

Family Information

Father Name Late Ayyapan Yanger (Lawyer)
Mother Name Late Rajeswari Yanger
Siblings Sister- Late Latha (photo in the parents’ section; above)
Brothers- Anand, Satish (both are Step)
Marital Status Married
Husband Mithun Chakraborty (1985–1988), Boney Kapoor (1996-present)
Children Son- Arjun Kapoor (step), Daughters- Jhanvi Kapoor, Khushi Kapoor, Anshula Kapoor (Step)

Affairs

Boyfriend Mithun Chakraborty (Actor)
Boney Kapoor (Producer)

Profession

Profession Actress
Net Worth Rs. 35 Crore and Salary Rs. 5 Crore

Favorites

Color Green, Yellow, Red
Food Pakora, Vada Pav
Drink Jigarthanda
Actor/Actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas
Songs Chal Tere Ishq Mein
Movies Chennai Express
Hobbies Doing Yoga, Painting, Dancing
Sridevi Childhood Picture
Sridevi Childhood Picture
Sridevi Young Age Picture
Sridevi Young Age Picture
Sridevi With her Family Picture
Sridevi With her Family Picture
Sridevi With her Husband Picture
Sridevi With her Husband Picture
Sridevi With her Daughter Picture
Sridevi With her Daughter Picture
Sridevi With her Son Picture
Sridevi With her Son Picture
Sridevi With her Parents Picture
Sridevi With her Parents Picture
Sridevi With her Boyfriend Picture
Sridevi With her Boyfriend Picture

Family

Sridevi’s father, Ayyapan Younger, was a lawyer, while her mother, Rajeswari Yanger, dedicated herself to homemaking. Sridevi also had step-brothers named Anand and Satish.

Age

She was born on 13 August 1963 in Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu, and India. As of now, she would be 60 years old.

Education

Sridevi skipped the conventional path of attending school and residing in a college environment. Instead, she plunged into the film industry and tirelessly forged ahead, transitioning from a child actress to a leading lady. Reflecting on her journey, she expressed gratitude for the continuous work, as it left little room for introspection. This sentiment was shared by Sridevi in an interview.

Height and Weight

She stood at a height of 5 feet 6 inches (167 cm) and weighed 56 kilograms (123 pounds).

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Marriage and Children

Sridevi first tied the knot with actor Mithun Chakraborty in 1985, but their marriage ended in divorce in 1988. In 1996, she entered her second marriage with producer Boney Kapoor. From this union, Sridevi became a mother to two daughters, Jhanvi (born in 1997), who has also pursued a career in acting, and Khushi (born in 2000). Additionally, she became a stepmother to Boney Kapoor’s children from his previous marriage: a step-daughter named Anshula Kapoor and a step-son named Arjun Kapoor.

Career

Sridevi embarked on her career at a remarkably young age in 1967, portraying a child artiste in the Tamil film ‘Kandhan Karunai’. Following this, she took on the role of young Muruga in ‘Thunaivan’. Her entry into Telugu cinema as a child artist came with the 1970 film ‘Maa Nanna Nirdoshi’. Notably, films like ‘Kandan Karunai’ (1967), ‘Nam Naadu’ (1969), ‘Prarthanai’ (1970), ‘Babu’ (1971), ‘Badi Panthulu’ (1972), ‘Bala Bharatam’ (1972), ‘Vasantha Maaligai’ (1972), and ‘Bhakta Kumbara’ (1974) stand out as some of the most renowned works from her early career as a child actor.

She also appeared in ‘Julie’, where she portrayed the younger sister to the protagonist, Lakshmi. Additionally, she shared the screen with Jayalalitha in movies like ‘Thirumangalyam’, ‘Kandan Karunai’, and ‘Adi Parashakti’.

Death

Sridevi’s passing occurred on the 24th of February 2018, at 19:00 GMT, in her hotel room, where she was discovered by her husband. Initially, her brother-in-law Sanjay Kapoor informed the Indian media that the cause of her death was a cardiac arrest. However, an investigation into her demise commenced early Sunday morning around 2:30, and the case was subsequently handed over to the Dubai Public Prosecution by Dubai Police. The General Department of Forensic Evidence in Dubai later confirmed the cause of death as “accidental drowning”. Her funeral took place on the 28th of February at the Vile Parle Seva Samaj Crematorium in Mumbai.

Net Worth

Sridevi was estimated to have net worth of Rs. 35 Crore, with an annual salary of Rs. 5 Crore.

Awards and honours List

Notable work Category Result Award Year
Honorary Award Honoured International Indian Film Academy Awards 2018
Lifetime Achievement Award Honoured Filmfare Awards 2019
16 Vayathinile Best Actress – Tamil Nominated Filmfare Awards South 1977
16 Vayathinile Special Award Won Filmfare Awards South 1977
Aakhari Poratam Best Actress – Telugu Nominated Filmfare Awards South 1988
ChaalBaaz Best Actress Won Filmfare Awards 1990
Chandni Best Actress Nominated Filmfare Awards 1990
English Vinglish Best Actress Nominated Filmfare Awards 2013
English Vinglish Best Actress Nominated Screen Awards 2013
English Vinglish Best Actress (Jury’s Choice) Nominated Zee Cine Awards 2013
English Vinglish Best Actress Nominated Star Guild Awards 2013
English Vinglish President Honor Won Star Guild Awards 2013
English Vinglish Best Actress Nominated International Indian Film Academy Awards 2013
English Vinglish Most Entertaining Actress in a Social – Drama Film Won BIG Star Entertainment Awards 2013
English Vinglish Best Actress – Drama Won Stardust Awards 2013
English Vinglish Outstanding Performance of the Year Won Hello Magazine Hall of Fame Awards 2013
English Vinglish Entertainer of the Year Won NDTV Indian of the Year 2013
English Vinglish Best Performance Won IRDS 2013
English Vinglish Best Actress Won Jagran Film Festival 2013
Gumrah Best Actress Nominated Filmfare Awards 1994
Jagadeka Veerudu Athiloka Sundari Best Actress – Telugu Nominated Filmfare Awards South 1990
Judaai Best Actress Nominated Filmfare Awards 1998
Judaai Best Actress Nominated Screen Awards 1998
Karthika Deepam Best Actress – Telugu Nominated Filmfare Awards South 1979
Khuda Gawah Best Actress Nominated Filmfare Awards 1993
Kshana Kshanam Best Actress – Telugu Won Filmfare Awards South 1991
Kshana Kshanam Best Actress Won Nandi Awards 1991
Laadla Best Actress Nominated Filmfare Awards 1995
Lamhe Best Actress Won Filmfare Awards 1992
Meendum Kokila Best Actress – Tamil Won Filmfare Awards South 1982
Mom Best Actress (Jury’s Choice) Won Zee Cine Awards 2018
Mom Best Actress (Viewer’s Choice) Nominated Zee Cine Awards 2018
Mom Best Actress Nominated Screen Awards 2018
Mom Excellence in Acting Won GQ Awards India 2018
Mom Power Packed of the Year Won Lux Golden Rose Awards 2018
Mom Outstanding Performance Won Masala! Awards Dubai 2018
Mom Best Actress Nominated Filmfare Awards 2018
Mom Best Actress (Critics) Nominated Filmfare Awards 2018
Mom Best Actress Won Bollywood Film Journalists Awards 2018
Mom Best Actress Won National Film Awards 2018
Mom Best Actress Won International Indian Film Academy Awards 2018
Moondram Pirai Best Actress Won Tamil Nadu State Film Awards 1981
Moondram Pirai Best Actress – Tamil Nominated Filmfare Awards South 1983
Moondru Mudichu Best Actress – Tamil Nominated Filmfare Awards South 1976
Mr. India Special Award Won Filmfare Awards 2013
Nagina Special Award Won Filmfare Awards 2013
Padaharella Vayasu Best Actress – Telugu Nominated Filmfare Awards South 1978
Poombatta Best Child Artist Won Kerala State Film Awards 1971
Premabhishekam Best Actress – Telugu Nominated Filmfare Awards South 1981
Sadma Best Actress Nominated Filmfare Awards 1984
Sigappu Rojakkal Best Actress Award (Tamil) Nominated Filmfare Awards South 1978
Varumayin Niram Sivappu Best Actress Award (Tamil) Nominated Filmfare Awards South 1980

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