Sridevi’s sudden death has left millions of fans in India and elsewhere in complete shock. In countless tributes, she was billed as the first female superstar of Indian cinema. Sridevi, Boney Kapoor, and younger daughter Khushi Kapoor had gone to Dubai for the wedding of her nephew Mohit Marwah. The family waited yesterday for the legendary actor’s body as Dubai authorities carried out an autopsy. The body will be flown to Mumbai today for the funeral.
Her life always stayed in the headlines both on professional and personal front. Professionally, we all know that she was the legendary actress of Indian cinema. She received accolades for her acting. Whether it is acting emotionally, comically or dancing she gave her best shots.
In her personal life, she was accused of breaking a happy family. Yes, it was producer Boney Kapoor’s second marriage to Sridevi. Before Sri, he was married to Mona Kapoor, the mother of Bollywood actor Arjun Kapoor. The couple had two children. Mona died of cancer and hypertension on March 25, 2012. However, it is extremely sad to know that Boney has to deal with the loss of a wife for the second time in his life. He is a widower again and this time, the pain is much more than before.
Sridevi’s first marriage
But do you know that it was also the Sridevi’s second marriage to Boney Kapoor? You read it right before Boney Sridevi was married to another legendary actor and superstar of Bollywood. yes, with none other than the Disco dancer of the Bollywood, Mithun Chakraborty. Mithun was married to actress Yogeeta Bali, whom he met in 1979. During the 1980s, Chakraborty had an extra-marital love affair with Sridevi.
Sridevi had fallen in love with Mithun Chakraborty on the sets of film Jaag Utha Insan (1984). Sridevi and Mithun Chakraborty had long been rumored to have gotten married secretly in 1985, which Mithun Chakraborty later admitted to the press after a fan magazine published their marriage certificate. Their marriage lasted for 3 years i.e from 1985-1988. After his marriage with Sridevi had ended, he returned to his previous wife Yogeeta Bali.