Kamal Haasan and Sridevi shared screen space in the 1983 drama film Sadma, one of the legendary films of the Indian cinema. On Sridevi’s unfortunate death, co-star Kamal Haasan has penned down an emotional post on social media. Taking to his Twitter handle, the actor-turned-politician remembered Sridevi stating that her “stardom was well deserved”. Sridevi and Kamal Haasan had recently met on the red carpet of HT India's Most Stylish Awards 2018 in Mumbai.
“Have witnessed Sridevi's life from an adolescent teenager to the magnificent lady she became. Her stardom was well deserved. Many happy moments with her flash through my mind including the last time I met her. Sadma's lullaby haunts me now. We'll miss her”, Kamal Haasan tweeted.
Have witnessed Sridevi's life from an adolescent teenager to the magnificeint lady she became. Her stardom was well deserved. Many happy moments with her flash through my mind including the last time I met her. Sadma's lullaby haunts me now. We'll miss her— Kamal Haasan (@ikamalhaasan) February 25, 2018
Sridevi and Kamal Haasan starrer Sadma was a remake of Tamil Film Moondram Pirai and starred both these actors. Kamal Haasan had received a National Award for his performance in Moondram Pirai. Both the films were directed by Balu Mahendra.
Sridevi was last seen in the 2017 film Mom and, we will get to see her onscreen for thr very last time in Zero. Directed by Aanand L Rai, the film stars Shah Rukh Khan, Anushka Sharma and Katrina Kaif in lead roles.
The 54-year old actress died in Dubai following a massive cardiac arrest. Sridevi, her husband Boney Kapoor and daughter Khushi were in Dubai to attend a wedding.
Sridevi began her career as a child artist in the south at a very young age of four. In her first film, Kandan Karunai (1967), a Tamil Devotional drama, she played lord Muruga.
Sridevi worked with actor MGR in films like Nam Naadu and En Annan and with Shivaji in films like Babu and Bharatha Vilas.