Sridevi was Bollywood's first female superstar. She gained wide popularity in the late 80s and early 90s. The actress who carved her own niche in Bollywood and South Indian cinema began her career as a child artist at the age of four. Her first film was M.A. Thirumugham’s Thunaivan. In a career spanning over four decades, she gave many hits in various languages including Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada and Hindi.
Her popular Bollywood movies are Chandni, Mr India, Lamhe, Khuda Gawah and Sadma, among others. Sridevi, made her Bollywood debut with 1975 hit Julie as a child artist. Her first debut as a lead actress was Solva Sawan, however, she grabbed eyeballs with Himmatwala.
The actress then took a gap of 15 years and made a smashing return to Bollywood with 2012 hit film English Vinglish. Besides her dancing skills, she will be best remembered for her flawless dialogue delivery. She had a knack for getting into the skin of the character and that earned her a bevy of fans. Here are top 10 dialogues of the diva with dramatic eyes that will stay in our minds for years to come.
Sawaal ke jawaab mein sawaal nahi kiya jaata (Lamhe, 1991)
Galat aur bahut galat mein se chunna ho to aap kya chunenge? (Mom, 2017)
Jeevan Ke Kis Modh Pe, Kab Koi Mil Jaaye; Kaun Keh Sakta Hai? (Chandni, 1998)
Insaan Daulat Ke Liye Apno Ka Khoon Bhi Baha Deta Hai (Chandra Mukhi, 1993)
Lohe Ke Darwaze Taqat Se Tootte Na Tootte; Akal Se Khule Zaroor Ja Sakte Hai. (Army, 1996)
When you don't like yourself, you tend to dislike everything connected to you. When you learn to Love yourself.. then the same old life starts looking new. (English Vinglish, 2012)
Mard khana banaye toh kala hai ... aurat banaye toh uska farz hai (English Vinglish,2012)
Pehle main tumhare pyar mein deewani thi ... aaj main tumhare izzat ki deewani ho gayi (Inquilaab, 1984)
Jab tum mujhe apna kehte ho ... apne pe guroor aa jaata hai (Chandni, 1998)
Har insaan apne karmon se pehchana jaata hai; apne baap ke karmon se nahi (Sone Pe Suhaaga, 1990)