Had Sridevi not died accidentally of drowning earlier this year, today we would have been celebrating her 55th birthday. Today on her birth anniversary we would like to share some interesting and lesser known facts about the late Bollywood Diva and have a throwback on her journey in Bollywood.
Sridevi a true entertainer with numerous avatars.
Sridevi has never failed to entertain us. She was a charismatic personality and a true spirit who never feared taking up any challenging role. In her Bollywood career of close to 50 years, she has worked in as many as 300 films and has taken up numerous avatars. Be is the role of Charlin Chaplin in Mr. India, her Hawa Hawaai avatar, role as police woman, a mother in English Vinglish and MOM she has always succeeded in winning hearts. Have a look her at some of her mesmerising avatars.
Sridevi, the Queen of double roles
Dod you know, Sridevi has done as many as 7 double roles. With this number she becomes not only the queen of versatility but also the queen of double roles. The movies in which she played the double role include Guru, Chaalbaaz, Naka-Bandi, Khuda Gawah, Lamhe, Gurudev and Banjaran. No other Bollywood actress has done as many double roles as Sridevi did in her acting career. In Lamhe Sridevi played the role of both mother and daughter while in all the other films she played the role of twin sisters.
Coming to Bollywood Actors, Amitabh Bachchan leads the count in the playing the double roles with 13 double role characters in his kitty.
Sridevi worked with brother-in-law Anil Kapoor in 10+ films.
Sridevi had worked with her brother-in-law Anil Kapoor in more than 10 films. Lamhe, Laadla, Mr. India, Joshilay, Khel, Ram Avatar, Mr. Bechara are a few names in which they worked together.
Sridevi’s last commercial ad as well as film.
Coming to her acting career her last commercial ad was for Ching’s noodles that went on air recently and she will be last seen in Shah Rukh Khan’s Zero, which is scheduled to release on 21st December, 2018.
Sridevi you were a true Bollywood Diva and an inspiration for many. Thank you for entertaining us for over 4 decades. We will miss you. The void created by your demise can never be filled. You will live in our hearts.