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Sridevi death anniversary: How legendary actress ruled South cinemas before stepping into Bollywood (In Pics)

Sridevi was only four years old when she made her debut in Thunaivan.

Tripti Karki [ Updated: February 24, 2019 7:07 IST ]
  • February 24 marks the black day in  Bollywood as the industry one of its legends Sridevi to accidental drowning in Dubai.  Remembering the legendary actress, let's have a look at how Sridevi ruled the South Indian industry before making it big in Bollywood.
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    February 24 marks the black day in  Bollywood as the industry one of its legends Sridevi to accidental drowning in Dubai.  Remembering the legendary actress, let's have a look at how Sridevi ruled the South Indian industry before making it big in Bollywood.

  • Sridevi was only four years old when she made her debut in Thunaivan.
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    Sridevi was only four years old when she made her debut in Thunaivan.

  • For her role as Sarada in Malayalam film Poompatta in 1971, she won the Kerala state award for best child artiste.
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    For her role as Sarada in Malayalam film Poompatta in 1971, she won the Kerala state award for best child artiste.

  • Sridevi was paired opposite Rajinikanth in Moondru Mudichu. This 1976 film is one of the most remembered and classic films down South.
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    Sridevi was paired opposite Rajinikanth in Moondru Mudichu. This 1976 film is one of the most remembered and classic films down South.

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Playing a 16-year-old village girl in 16 Vayathinile, a young Sridevi stole everyone's hearts with her excellent performance.
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    Playing a 16-year-old village girl in 16 Vayathinile, a young Sridevi stole everyone's hearts with her excellent performance.

  • The 1978 film Sigappu Rojakkal saw Sridevi play Kamal Haasan's love interest in the murder mystery.
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    The 1978 film Sigappu Rojakkal saw Sridevi play Kamal Haasan's love interest in the murder mystery.

  • Sridevi played a young girl in her twenties suffering from retrograde amnesia in the 1982 film Moondram Pirai.
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    Sridevi played a young girl in her twenties suffering from retrograde amnesia in the 1982 film Moondram Pirai.

  • Sridevi won her first Filmfare trophy for her role in Meendum Kokila and it’s said to be one of her best portrayals.
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    Sridevi won her first Filmfare trophy for her role in Meendum Kokila and it’s said to be one of her best portrayals.

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