Sridevi Kapoor

Sridevi Kapoor

Professionactress
Date of birthAug 13, 1963
Debut film Julie
LocationSivakasi, Tamil Nadu, India
FatherAyyapan
MotherRajeswari
Spouse Boney Kapoor
SiblingsSrilatha

Sridevi Kapoor (born Shree Amma Yanger Ayyapan; 13 August 1963) is an Indian film actress who has worked in Tamil, Hindi, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada films. She has been called the first female superstar of Hindi cinema.

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) and played her first adult role at age 13 with the Tamil film Moondru Mudichu (1976). Subsequently, Sridevi established herself as one of the leading actresses of Tamil and Telugu cinema, with roles such as 16 Vayathinile (1977), Sigappu Rojakkal (1978), Varumayin Niram Sivappu (1980), Meendum Kokila (1981), Premabhishekam (1981), Moondram Pirai (1982), Aakhari Poratam (1988), Jagadeka Veerudu Atiloka Sundari (1990), and Kshana Kshanam (1991).