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Tag: Sridevi

5 Shocking and Untimely Deaths of Bollywood Stars
5 Shocking And Untimely Deaths Of Bollywood Stars

Over the last few decades, there have been some shocking and untimely deaths of a few Bollywood actors and the mystery of their suspicious death continues to be discussed even today.

Indian Idol 12: Jaya Prada Recalls How Jeetendra, Rajesh Khanna Conspired An Eye Contact With Sridevi
Indian Idol 12: Jaya Prada Recalls How Jeetendra, Rajesh Khanna Conspired An Eye Contact With Sridevi

Mumbai: Veteran actress Jaya Prada has recalled an amusing incident involving her and the late superstar Sridevi, from back in the day when the two actresses were considered top competition…

Unsolved Mystery of Sridevi's Death: Murder, Alcohol or Low BP?

Mysterious deaths, suicides, and murders are not new to Bollywood. Surprisingly, despite being high profile celebrities, the mystery of the deaths of some big stars like Divya Bharti, Sridevi, and now Sushant Singh Rajput has remained unsolved. When Sridevi died on 24th February 2018, it was a big shock to the entire nation. At that […]

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Deepika Padukone and Katrina Kaif: Is Their Stardom Similar To What Madhuri Dixit and Sridevi Enjoyed Once?

Deepika Padukone and Katrina Kaif lead the mantle of female stardom in Bollywood. Both of them have a huge fanbase and following on social media. Leaving aside a few movies, both Deeps and Kats have been associated with some major blockbusters of the past few years. There was a time when Madhuri Dixit and Sridevi […]

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Janhvi Kapoor Brings Back Memories of Sridevi Dancing Expertly on Bhumi Pednekar's Song

Janhvi Kapoor recently shared a beautiful video of herself dancing to the song Kanha from Bhumi Pednekar and Ayushmann Khurrana’s Shubh Mangal Saavdhan movie released in 2017. The way the Dhadak actress is acing the expressions and various delicate mudras in the dance, makes one remember the dancing style of none other than superstar Sridevi-mom […]

Anupam Kher, Sridevi and Anil Kapoor in Lamhe
29 Years of Lamhe: Anupam Kher Shares Some Adorable Pics With Sridevi and Anil Kapoor

Yash Raj Chopra’s Lamhe celebrates 29 years today. The movie starred Sridevi (in a double role), Anil Kapoor, and Anupam Kher in the lead. Way ahead of its times Lamhe also starred Yash Chopra’s favorite, graceful Wahida Rehman in an important role. With a big star cast, the movie was expected to do magic at […]

Sonam Kapoor Slams Mr India 2 Makers: Ali Abbas Zafar Disrespected Original Creators

Mumbai: Actor Sonam Kapoor Ahuja on Saturday said it is disrespectful that the original creators of cult classic “Mr India” haven’t been involved and consulted for the remake of the film, to be directed by Ali Abbas Zafar. Earlier this week, Zee Studios had announced that they have signed Zafar to helm a trilogy: “Mr […]

'Sridevi Was The Eternal Screen Goddess'- Kajol

New Delhi: Actor Kajol has penned the foreword of the much-awaited book on the life and times of cinema legend Sridevi, announced Penguin Random House on Wednesday. The book, “Sridevi: The Eternal Screen Goddess”, written by author-screenwriter Satyarth Nayak and is approved by the late actor’s producer husband Boney Kapoor. Kajol said she hopes Sridevi […]

Priya Prakash Varrier On Yash- KGF Chapter 2 Star

‘Rocky bhai’ aka Yash gained extreme popularity following the release of the action-packed thriller movie KGF Chapter 1. Fans are now eagerly awaiting the release of KGF Chapter 2. Now, working with Yash has certainly become a dream of directors and actresses. In between, Malayalam actress Priya Prakash Varrier also opened up about playing a […]

Remembering Sridevi! Janhvi Kapoor Brings Tears In All Eyes

Legendary actress Sridevi doesn’t need an introduction. The ‘Hawa Hawai’ girl ruled hearts of millions for decades. Sridevi was a rare talent and was entitled as the first female superstar of the Indian cinema with back-to-back blockbuster films. The actress born on August 13, 1963, was the highest paid actress of her time. Stepping ahead […]

Bollywood Sensation Janhvi Kapoor in Thala Ajith Kumar's Movie?

Sridevi and Boney Kapoor’s daughter Janhvi Kapoor had made her debut in the Bollywood with Dhadak starring opposite Ishaan Khatter in 2018. Since then, rumors have started making rounds that the young actress will soon make her way to Kollywood as her father is active in the industry. The latest buzz in the industry is […]

Films more important to me than fame: Janhvi Kapoor

Mumbai: Actress Janhvi Kapoor says her films are more important to her than earning fame as she has experienced fame since her childhood. “Fame is important for every actor and whatever fame I have earned is all because of my family. I have been getting recognised more after my first film so, I am very […]

Wasn't easy to step into Sridevi's shoes: Madhuri Dixit Nene

Mumbai: Actress Madhuri Dixit Nene says it was tough and emotional for her to play a role which was to be originally essayed by Sridevi in “Kalank”. Madhuri plays Bahaar Begum in Karan Johar’s multi-starrer production “Kalank”. After Sridevi’s demise last year, the role was offered to Madhuri. It was my honour to play such an […]

Sridevi's sari being auctioned a year after her death

Mumbai: A handwoven Kota sari, one of Sridevi’s favourites, is on auction online ahead of her first death anniversary, which falls on Sunday. The amount will be directed towards a cause. According to Parisera, a Chennai-based online platform, which specialises in Indian handicrafts and is hosting the auction ‘Being Generous, With Sridevi’, the Kapoor family […]

Sridevi's family holds puja before her 1st death anniversary

Chennai: Ahead of her first death anniversary on February 24, actress Sridevi’s family, including her husband Boney Kapoor, children Janhvi and Khushi and brother-in-law Anil Kapoor, held a puja for her here on Thursday. “The puja happened in the morning at her Mylapore bungalow with only close friends and relatives,” said a source. Actor Ajith […]

Celebrities who bid us goodbye in 2018

New Delhi: From superstar Sridevis untimely death to demise of Marvel creator Stan Lee , the year of 2018 was a tough year for Bollywood and Hollywood as the industries have lost some of the best known and well-loved figures. So before welcoming the new year, let’s remember some of those “unforgettable” names we have […]

Ajith Kumar to Rock Again, fulfill late Sridevi's last wish

Hyderabad: Thala Ajith Kumar is all set for his 9th Pongal release ‘Viswasam’ in 2019. With the release of posters and songs of the movie, fans are going gaga. As per the rumour making rounds, Ajith is likely to play dual roles in the movie but director Siva has refuted the rumours stating that the […]

It's hard to define Arjun, Janhvi's relationship

Mumbai: Although actors Arjun Kapoor and Janhvi Kapoor are step-siblings who share the same father, but different mothers, their relationship is hard to define. Since Janhvi’s mother — the great Sridevi — died, the estranged siblings have begun bonding. As Arjun said, this is the least he could do. This Sunday’s Koffee With Karan had […]

Nawazuddin dedicates his IIFA Award to Sridevi

Bangkok: Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui has dedicated his Best Supporting Actor honour, which he won at the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards here, to his “Mom” co-star Sridevi, who was posthumously awarded the Best Actor in a Leading Role Female title. “It was once in a lifetime opportunity to work with the first female superstar […]

You can't wear anything on your face: Sridevi advised Janhvi

Mumbai: When Sridevi, who had an impeccable dressing and style sense, saw bits of her daughter Janhvi’s yet-to-release Bollywood debut “Dhadak” before she passed away, she was happy but gave her some make-up advise. Filmmaker Karan Johar, who has produced “Dhadak”, spoke to Janhvi for an interview for Vogue India’s June issue. He asked what […]

Sridevi posthumously honoured at 71st Cannes Film Festival

Cannes: Iconic actress Sridevi was posthumously honoured at the 71st Cannes Film Festival. Filmmaker Subhash Ghai, who received the award on her behalf, says he felt honoured. Sridevi was honoured with the TITAN Reginald F. Lewis Film Icon Award, which celebrates women of the film industry all over the world and also salutes the multicultural […]

Dress to look cute or hot, Janhvi Kapoor knows the best

Mumbai/Bhubaneswar: The sudden demise of legendary actor and Janhvi Kapoor’s mother Sridevi on February 24 had shaken the nation. While the fans of the Bollywood Queen were still mourning, Janhvi put all speculations of her taking a break from work to rest and returned to the set her debut project ‘Dhadak’. Janhvi’s return to sets […]

Of Sridevis, Sitas and Harmans…

By Sanjoy Patnaik India is still mourning the untimely and painful demise of one of her most talented and celebrated celluloid personalities. Tens of hundreds of tributes have been written, prayers organised, reasons of her death analysed, mala fide intentions behind her death insinuated, and so on. Writing one more piece on Sridevi thus runs […]

Shashi Kapoor, Sridevi remembered at Oscars 2018

Los Angeles: Indian cinema icon Shashi Kapoor and India’s first female superstar Sridevi were honoured at the 90th Academy Awards ceremony here during the “In Memoriam” montage. The Indian stars got a musical tribute by Eddie Vedder who took the stage to sing Tom Petty’s “Room at the top”. Actress Jennifer Garner introduced the segment […]

Sridevi was her own competition, says Jayaprada

Hyderabad: Sridevi was her own competition and she had set goal for herself at every step in her life, said Jayaprada, who worked with her in many movies. “When we worked together in films, we used to compete against each other. It was a healthy competition,” recalled Jayaprada while paying rich tributes to Sridevi at […]

Opened bathroom door at 8pm to find Sridevi dead, Boney recounts to friend Nahta

Mumbai: As the mystery around Sridevi’s sudden demise last week continued, her husband and film producer Boney Kapoor has opened up — perhaps for the first time to a friend — about his unscheduled trip to see his wife in Dubai, how they hugged and kissed when he surprised her and how he found her […]

Thousands bid farewell to actress Sridevi

Mumbai: Thousands of people, including celebrities and Bollywood personalities, mourned the death of actress Sridevi on Wednesday. Her mortal remains lay here in a glass casket as she looked “beautiful in a red sari”, said veteran actress-politician Hema Malini who also paid her last respects to the late diva. “Paid my last respects to Sridevi. […]

Sridevi's body brought to Mumbai, funeral on Wednesday

Mumbai: Veteran actress Sridevi’s mortal remains arrived in Mumbai on Tuesday night, around 72 hours after her sudden and shocking demise in Dubai. Her funeral is scheduled for Wednesday afternoon. Her body was taken to her residence in Green Acres, Lokhandwala, from the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in a convoy. Tight security arrangements were in […]

Sridevi's death: Dubai prosecutor closes case, body handed over

Dubai: Indian actress Sridevi Kapoor drowned in her bathtub after losing consciousness and the case had been closed after investigation, Dubai Prosecutor’s office said. The body was handed over to her bereaved family. No foul play was apparently suspected by the investigators leading to closure of the case A tweet from the official feed of the […]

Sridevi has been a very unhappy woman: Ram Gopal Varma

Mumbai:  Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma, who directed Sridevi in films like “Great Robbery”, “Govindhaa… Govindhaa…” and “Hairaan”, says that the late actress has been a “very unhappy woman” and her life was a “classic case of how each person’s actual life is completely different from how the world perceives it”. Sridevi, 54, died on Saturday in […]

Op-Ed: Leave Sridevi’s Family Alone To Mourn Her Death

Grief has yielded place to vicarious curiosity. Just when everyone thought the customary round of mourning, breast-beating and obituaries had been done with comes the startling revelation that Sridevi, the Bollywood heartthrob of the 1980s and 90s, died of ‘accidental drowning’ and not cardiac arrest as initially believed. For good measure, the forensic report added […]

SHOCKING! Sridevi died from accidental drowning?

Dubai: Indian actress Sridevi died due to accidental drowning in a bath tub in her hotel here, reports gulfnews.com. Sharing the image of the forensic report, the media publication stated that Sridevi, who had traces of alcohol in her blood, lost balance and fell into the bathtub and drowned. Sridevi, 54, died on Saturday night. […]

Sridevi's last moments in Dubai hotel room revealed

Dubai: Veteran actress Sridevi, 54, was getting ready at a hotel room in Dubai for a dinner date with her producer-husband Boney Kapoor before she suffered a cardiac arrest which led to her sudden demise, a media report said on Monday. Boney flew back from Mumbai and went to her room at the Jumeirah Emirates […]

Sridevi's body to be brought back in Anil Ambani's aircraft

Mumbai: In a moving gesture, Indian industrial magnate Anil Ambani has sent an aircraft to Dubai to bring back Bollywood actress Sridevi Kapoor’s body to India later on Sunday, sources said. The 13-seater private jet, (Embraer-135BJ) belonging to Reliance Transport & Travel Ltd, left Mumbai for Dubai around 1.30 pm on Sunday. “It is expected […]

Ollywood mourns ‘Chaalbaaz’ Sridevi’s untimely demise

Bhubaneswar: Veteran Bollywood actress Sridevi passed away Saturday night following a cardiac arrest while she was with her husband Boney Kapoor and daughter Khushi Kapoor in Dubai. She was 54. The entire nation, Bollywood, Ollywood and the television industry is saddened by the sudden demise of the actress. Sridevi – An icon who immortalised Mr […]

Actress Sridevi passes away

Mumbai: Veteran actress Sridevi has passed away, a family member said. She was 54. The actress, who was in Dubai for a family function, reportedly suffered a cardiac arrest. Confirming the news of her death, Sridevi’s brother-in-law and actor Sanjay Kapoor, told IANS: “Yes, it is true.” Sanjay, however, could not reveal more details as […]

Jhanvi Kapoor's 'Dhadak' to release on July 20

Mumbai: Filmmaker Karan Johar’s “Dhadak”, starring Shahid Kapoor’s brother Ishaan Khatter and veteran actress Sridevi’s daughter Janhvi Kapoor, will be releasing on July 20. Karan is backing the film, an adaptation of the acclaimed Marathi film “Sairat”, through his banner Dharma Productions. He announced the release date on Saturday on Twitter. “Six months to ‘Dhadak’, releasing […]

Odisha boy Pitobash goes global again; will also be seen in Sridevi’s Mom

Odisha boy Pitobash Tripathy, who has cemented a place for himself in Bollywood with major roles in many films, will be seen in Sridevi’s upcoming film Mom. The actor who was seen in a prominent role in Hollywood film Million Dollar Arm, is also playing a lead in a French-Belgian film that is all set […]

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Working with Sridevi more than a dream come true: Nawazuddin

Mumbai: Nawazuddin Siddiqui, considered among the most accomplished contemporary actors, is himself an unabashed Sridevi fan. He had to pinch himself when he was offered “Mom” with the evergreen beauty. “When I got a chance to work with Srideviji in ‘Mom’, I couldn’t believe it. It was more than a dream come true. As an […]

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Sridevi to dub in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Hindi for 'MOM'

Mumbai: Sridevi will be celebrating her 50 years in films and to mark the occasion the veteran actress has decided to dub her upcoming film “MOM” in four languages- Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Hindi. The movie, which also stars Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Akshaye Khanna, marks Sridevi’s 300th film. “Sridevi has decided to dub the film […]