Bollywood Actress Sridevi Passes Away Due To Cardiac Arrest in Dubai at the Age Of 54


Veteran Bollywood actor and Padma Shri awardee Sridevi, who had an illustrious career spanning over four decades, passed away. She was 54.

Sridevi, died late in the night reportedly due to cardiac arrest in Dubai, where she had gone along with her family to attend her nephew Mohit Marwah’s wedding. Confirming the news, a source close to the family said, “Yes it’s true. She was in Dubai while some of the other family members came back to India. We hear it’s cardiac arrest.”

Sridevi started her career as a child actor at the age of four in the Tamil movie Thunaivan playing the role of young Lord Muruga and acted in many Tamil and Telugu movies from then on. Baby Sridevi’s performance in Poompatta (1971) in Malayalam won her the Kerala State Film Award for Best Child Artist. Kandan Karunai (1967), Nam Naadu (1969), Prarthanai (1970), Babu (1971), Badi Panthulu (1972), Bala Bharatam (1972), Vasantha Maaligai (1972) and Bhakta Kumbara (1974) are the most notable films of her career as a child artist. In 1975, Sridevi debuted in Bollywood with Julie, where she played younger sister to the protagonist Lakshmi. She acted with Jayalalitha in Thirumangalyam, Kandan Karunai and Adi Parashakti.

Awards and Honors:
1. Civilian award
2013 – Padma Shri India’s fourth highest civilian award from the Government of India
2. Filmfare Awards
2013 – Filmfare Special Award for Nagina and Mr. India
1992 – Filmfare Best Actress Award for Lamhe
1990 – Filmfare Best Actress Award for ChaalBaaz
1991 – Filmfare Best Actress Award (Telugu) for Kshana Kshanam[160]
1982 – Filmfare Best Actress Award (Tamil) for Meendum Kokila
1977 – Filmfare Special Award – South for 16 Vayathinile [161]

3. Filmfare Awards Nominations
1984 – Filmfare Best Actress Award for Sadma
1990 – Filmfare Best Actress Award for Chandni
1993 – Filmfare Best Actress Award for Khuda Gawah
1994 – Filmfare Best Actress Award for Gumrah
1995 – Filmfare Best Actress Award for Laadla
1998 – Filmfare Best Actress Award for Judaai
2013 – Filmfare Best Actress Award for English Vinglish
2018 – Filmfare Best Actress Award for Mom

4. Zee Cine Awards
2018 – Zee Cine Best Actress Award for Mom

5. Filmfare Glamour & Style Awards
2015 – Ultimate Diva award[157]
BIG Star Entertainment Awards
2012 – Most Entertaining Actor in a Social – Drama Film (Female) for English Vinglish[163]

6. Tamil Nadu State Film Awards

1981 – Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Actress for Moondram Pirai
Stardust Awards
2013 – Stardust Award for Best Actress Drama for English Vinglish[164]

7. NDTV Indian of the Year
2013 – NDTV Entertainer of the Year
8. India Today Woman Summit Awards
2013 – India Today Woman in Arts
9. TSR-TV9 Awards
2013 – Empress of Indian Cinema
2015 – Best Villain Female for PULI
11. Special Honors
1990 – Smita Patil Memorial Award for Contribution to Indian Cinema
1997 – Kalasaraswathi Award by the Government of Andhra Pradesh
2003 – Lachchu Maharaj Award
2003 – Vamsee International Award for Contribution in Indian Cinema
2003 – MAMI Award in Contribution to Indian Cinema
2008 – FICCI “Living Legend in Entertainment Award”
2009 – Special Honour at 33rd Cairo International Film Festival for Contribution to Hindi Cinema
2012 – IRDS Film Award 2012 for performance as Shashi Godbole in English Vinglish
2013 – Honoured by Government of Kerala for contribution to Cinema
2013 – Voted ‘India’s Greatest Actress of All Time’ in CNN-IBN Poll
2013 – President of India ‘Medallion of Honour’ for contribution to 100 Years of Indian Cinema
2013 – Jagran film festival Best actress award for English Vinglish
2014 – ANR national award for 2013
2014 – Inspiring Icon award from Sathyabama University
Annual Lists and Polls
2014 – Special Honour at 2nd Hiru Golden Film Festival for Contribution to Asian Cinema
2012 – Voted “Most-Admired Bollywood Actress” by Vuclip, world’s largest mobile research company.
2012 – Ranked No.1 as “Bollywood’s 10 Best Actresses Of 2012” by Rediff
2012 – Ranked No.1 in the Top 10 Bollywood Actresses Of 2012 by Box Office Capsule
2012 – Ranked No.1 in the Top 10 Bollywood Actresses Of 2012 by CNN IBN
2012 – Voted No.1 as the best Bollywood Actress of 2012 by
2012 – Ranked No.1 in the Top 10 Bollywood Actresses of 2012 by
2012 – Voted No.1 as the most powerful woman in Bollywood town with more than 74% votes by Bollywoodlife
Zee Cine Awards
2017 – Best Actor (Female) for Mom

Sridevi Biography &
Real Name Shree Amma Yanger Ayyapan
Nickname Sridevi
Profession Actress
Age 54 Years
Date of Birth 13 August 1963
Birthplace Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu, India
Died 24 February 2018 (aged 54) Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Cause of death Cardiac arrest
Zodiac Sign Leo
Nationality Indian
Acting Debut Film: Muruga (1967, Tamil, as a child actor)
Julie (1975, Bollywood, as a child actor)
Sadma (1983, Bollywood)
TV: Malini Iyer (2004)
Height, Weight & Body Measurements
Height in Centimeters 168 cm
Height in meters 1.68 m
Height in Inches 5′ 6″
Weight in Kilograms 56 Kg
Weight in Pounds 123 lbs
Body Measurements 34-28-34
Body Build Hourglass
Waist Size 28 Inches
Hip Size 34 Inches
Shoe Size 8 Inches
Dress Size 12 Inches
Hair Color Black
Family and Relatives
Father Ayyapan Yanger (Lawyer)
Mother Rajeswari Yanger
Brothers 2 (Step- Brothers)
Sister 1
Religion Hinduism
Affairs, Boyfriends and Marital Status
Marital Status Married
Boyfriends Mithun Chakraborty (Actor)
Boney Kapoor (Producer)
Husband/ Spouse Mithun Chakraborty (1985–1988)
Boney Kapoor (1996-present)
Son Arjun Kapoor (Step-Son)
Daughters Jhanvi Kapoor, Khushi Kapoor, Anshula Kapoor (Step-Daughter)
Education and School, College
Educational Qualification Not Available
School Not Available
College/ University Not Available
Favorites Things and Like & Dislike
Favorite Actor Shah Rukh Khan
Favorite Actress Not Available
Favorite Color White
Favorite Food Rice Rasam, Vanilla Ice cream and Strawberries
Favorite Movie Chandni, Nagina, Mr. India
Hobbies Painting, dancing
Money Factor
Net Worth 35 Crore (INR)
Salary 5 Crore/film (INR)
Contact Address
House Address Sea Springs, Bungalow No. 2
Green Acres, 7 Bungalows,
Andheri West,
Phone Number Not Available
Email Id Not Available
Website Not Available


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