Despite the fact that Sridevi died in 2018, the legendary actress continues to live on in our hearts forever. As we remember her on her birth anniversary, let’s have a look at some of the classic movies that made us love her even more!
1. Mr India
For most 90s and 80s kids, this film’s name itself serves as nostalgia! Dropped in 1987, the film was one of the very first superhero movies made in the 80s. Helmed by Shekhar Kapur, the movie is touted to be quite possibly one of Sridevi’s best films. It was produced jointly by Boney Kapoor and Surinder Kapoor under the former’s banner Narsimha Enterprises. Sridevi portrayed the role of a bubbly cheerful news reporter in the movie.
2. English Vinglish
Known to be Sridevi’s come back from the film after a break of 15 years, this movie earned her all appreciation from pundits and audiences alike. She won numerous hearts by portraying a quiet, sweet-tempered housewife who took English classes in the US after getting into small fights with her better half and children for not being able to speak English.
This film was the last movie Sridevi featured before she died in 2018. This film likewise marked her 300th film. The movie got two awards at the 65th National Film Awards. In the movie, Sridevi portrayed the role of a powerful mother who looks for revenge after her daughter is sexually assaulted.
Known to be a classic cult movie, this movie had a remarkable storyline that made many fans go crazy! Sridevi portrayed the character of a materialistic wife who sells her significant other in exchange for money from another lady, only to later realize she did wrong. The film and the character portrayal in it are quite possibly one of Sridevi‘s best works, as per her fans.
One of 1989’s greatest box office hits was Chandni. The film won the National Award that very year in the ‘Best Popular Film’ category. The film likewise established Sridevi as the biggest female actress of the 80s. ‘Chandni‘ likewise featured Rishi Kapoor and Vinod Khanna.