Sridevi (Shree Amma Yanger Ayyapan) was born on August 13, 1963, in her father’s hometown of Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu, India. She was an Indian actress and film producer. Hence, she quickly established herself as the leading actress of the Hindi film(s), after starring in a string of successful films, including Mawaali (1983), Tohfa (1984), Naya Kadam (1984), Chandni (1989) and many more.


sri devi family

Sri Devi family

Sri Devi belongs from a Tamilian Family.

Date of Birth: 13 Aug 1963

Date of death: 24 Feb 2018 (aged 54)

Death place: Dubai, UAE

Birth Place: Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu, India

Father: “ Ayyappan “ (Professional lawyer)

Spouse: Boney Kapoor

Children: 2

Relatives: Kapoor Family

She has a sister and two stepbrothers.


Sri Devi started her career as a child actor, at the age of 4 in the Tamil movie Kandan Karunai in 1967. After, she played the role of young Muruga in Thunaivan. Sridevi did her debut in Telugu cinema as a child artist with the 1970 film Maa Nanna Nirdoshi.

Because, Kandan Karunai in 1967, Nam Naadu in 1969, Prarthanai in 1970, Babu in 1971, Badi Panthulu in 1972, Bala Bharatam in 1972, Vasantha Maaligai in 1972 and Bhakta Kumbara in 1974 are the most famous films of her career as a child actor. In 1972, Sridevi debuted as a child actor in Bollywood with the movie Rani Mera Naam which is directed by K. S. R. Das. She appears in Julie, where she played younger sister to the protagonist Lakshmi.

Debut Movie: Solva Sawan (1979) directed by p. Bharathiraja.

She has acted in

Hindi Movies: 63

Telugu Movies: 62

Tamil Movies: 58

Malayalam Movies: 21


Sridevi-with Boney-Kapoor

Sridevi-with Boney-Kapoor

Her father expired in 1991, while she was shooting for Lamhe. Her mother died in 1996, in New York.

Sridevi was very careful about her privacy and rarely gave interviews or talked about her private life in them. In 1996, she married producer Boney Kapoor. The couple had 2 daughters, first is Janhvi (born in 1997) and second is Khushi (born in 2000). Sridevi was brought up as a vegetarian.

Physical appearance and Bio

Real Name:  Shree Amma Yanger Ayyapan

Nickname: Sri Devi

Profession: Actress

Religion: Hindu

Hobbies: Dance (Kathak)


Age: 54 years

Height: 5 feet 6 inches, 168 centimeters

Weight: 56 kg, 123 pounds

Curves: 34-25-36 (all measurements in inches)

Hair Color: Black

Eye Color: Black

Favorite Things

 Food: Strawberries, Vanilla Ice Cream, Rice and Rasam,

 Destination: The United States of America

 Superstars: Shah Rukh Khan

 Color: White

 Movie: Nagin, Chandini, Mr. India



Sridevi was declared dead on 24 February 2018 at 19:00 GMT at her hotel room where her husband had found her.

Because, it was declared by her brother-in-law Sanjay Kapoor to the Indian media that the cause of death was a cardiac arrest, but the research to her death began early Sunday morning around 2:30, and the case was transferred to Dubai Public Prosecution by Dubai Police, where General Department of Forensic Evidence, Dubai announced cause of death was “accidental drowning”.

The toxicology report later also acknowledged that traces of alcohol were found in her body, and water was found in her lungs.

Because, After few days of a police investigation on 27 February, Sridevi’s case was closed, and at the night of that day, her body was flown back to Mumbai, India by Boney Kapoor and Arjun Kapoor, on a private jet.

Her funeral held a place on 28 February, at the Vile Parle Seva Samaj Crematorium in Mumbai. The last services were performed by her husband Boney Kapoor. Therefore, Sridevi was cremated with state honors and also received a gun salute at her funeral. Her pyre was lit by her husband. Hence, On 3 March, Sridevi’s ashes were rushed into Tamil Nadu via Chennai by her husband and her two daughters Jhanvi and Khushi and later taken to and involved in the sea off the coast of Rameshwaram.

Hence, her muder was a mystery for all.


sri devi award

sri devi award

Civilian awards

  • 1991: “ order of Afghanistan” for Khuda gawah
  • 2013: padma shri india’s fourth highest civilian award from the govt. Of India.
1971poombattaKerala state film awardBest child artist
197716 vayathinileFilmfare awards southSpecial award
1981Moondram piraiTamil state film awardBest actress
1982Meendum kokilaFilmfare award southBest actress- tamil
1990chalbaazFilmfare awardsBest actress
1991Kshana kshanamFilmfare awards south, Nandi awardsBest actress-telugu, best actress
1992lamheFilmfare awardsBest actress
2013English vinglishBig star entertainment award, star dust award, IRDS, jagran film festivalMost entertaining actress in social- drama film, best actress drama, best performance, best actress
2018Mom Bollywood film journalists award, national film award, international indian film academy awards, Best actress, best actress, best actress in a leading role


That’s all about Sri Devi. She is a legend for Indian cinema. Because she was also one of the finest actresses the industry has ever seen.

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Hence, Sri Devi is one of the finest actresses. She was an ideal personality along with kind nature.

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