Shree Amma Yanger Ayyapan, who popularly known as Sridevi Kapoor, was an Indian film actress and producer who starred in Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, Malayalam, and Kannada films. Regarded as Bollywood’s first female “superstar”, she ranked amongst the highest paid actors in the 1990s. She is considered to be one of the most popular actresses of Indian cinema of the era.
Sridevi started her career as a child artist in M.A. Thirumugham’s devotional Thunaivan at the age of four, and continued to act as a child artist in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada films. She made her Bollywood debut as a child artist in the hit Julie (1975).
Sridevi died late in the night due to a massive cardiac arrest in Dubai, She was with her husband Boney Kapoor and daughter Khushi at her nephew Mohit Marwah’s wedding function in Dubai at the time of her death. Among the rumors of news of her death as an internet hoax, it was confirmed to be true by her brother-in-law Sanjay Kapoor.
Condolences started pouring in on social media as the news of the actor’s death spread.