Sridevi Childhood photos

Thursday, April 7, 2011
Sridevi (Tamil: ஸ்ரீதேவி) (born 13 August, 1963)is an Indian actress who has starred in hundreds of Tamil, Hindi, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam language films. Starting to act at the age of four, she made her debut as an adult in the late 1970s. After going on to establish herself as one of the most successful actresses of the 80s and early 90s. She left the industry in 1997 to raise her children.

Family and personal life
Sridevi was born as Shree Amma Yanger to Ayyapan and Rajeswari on 13th August, 1963 in Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu. Her father was a lawyer. She has a sister and two step brothers. Sridevi married Boney Kapoor, a film producer and the older brother of actors Anil Kapoor and Sanjay Kapoor, in 1996. They have two daughters Jhanvi and Khushi. Her mother tongue is Tamil.


Since retiring
After a six-year hiatus, Sridevi briefly returned to the small screen in the Sahara sitcom Malini Iyer (2004–2005). She also appeared on Jeena Isi Ka Naam Hai (2004) for Karisma Kapoor and as a judge in the TV show Kaboom (2005). She performed a medley of some of her musical numbers at the 52nd Filmfare Awards 2007. She was elected a member of the Board of Directors at the Asian Academy of Film & Television.
On September 19, 2009, Sridevi appeared on the famous Sony TV show 10 Ka Dum hosted by Salman Khan. On the episode, she and her husband, Boney Kapoor, were guests, along with actor-director Prabhudeva, actress Ayesha Takia and the musical duo Sajid-Wajid, all of whom had come to promote their film Wanted.
Sridevi also developed passion for painting which has since brought her foreign attention. In March 2010, her paintings have been chosen by a reputed international art auction house. The auction was set to start in April 2010, and all the money raised has been donated.

Awards and honours

Filmfare Awards
Won
1982 - Filmfare Best Actress Award (Tamil) for Meendum Kokila
1990 - Filmfare Best Actress Award for Chaalbaaz
1991 - Filmfare Best Actress Award (Telugu) for Kshana Kshanam
1992 - Filmfare Best Actress Award for Lamhe
Nominations
1984 - Filmfare Best Actress Award for Sadma
1990 - Filmfare Best Actress Award for Chandni
1992 - Filmfare Best Actress Award for Khuda Gawah
1993 - Filmfare Best Actress Award for Gumrah
1994 - Filmfare Best Actress Award for Laadla
1997 - Filmfare Best Actress Award for Judaai
[edit]Nandi Awards
1991 - Nandi Award for Best Actress for Kshana Kshanam
[edit]Special honours
1997 - Kalasaraswathi award by the Government of Andhra Pradesh. 
2003 - Lachchu Maharaj Award. 
2008 - FICCI Living Legend in Entertainment award. 





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