Five Untold Secrets about Sridevi


sreedeviSridevi who is the first female actress to bag the ‘Superstar’ title turns an year older Today. We bring you 5 untold secrets about the evergreen beauty on her 50th B’Day…

1) Sridevi’s comments in the Filmfare interview (1987) has been a sensation – “I have never said I won’t work with Amitji. But then, what’s there for any artiste to do in a film starring him? He does everything himself.” In fact, She deliberately turned down offers opposite Big B for several years before signing.

2) During the shooting of ‘Maqsad’, Heroes Jeetendra and Rajesh Khanna locked arch rivals Jayaprada and Sridevi in the make-up room for hours to see if they would patch-up. Much to their shock, They found the ladies sitting in silence when the door was unlocked.

3) In early 90s, Sridevi’s remuneration was equal or more to leading Star Heroes in the country.

4) Sri was the first choice of the film ‘Beta’ but she turned down the offer as she has done several films with Anil Kapoor by then. Luckily for Madhuri Dixit, this film became a blockbuster and she became a star overnight.

5) Steven Spielberg approached Sridevi for a brief role in ‘Jurassic Park’. Unfortunately, She has to reject the offer as she was too busy doing Bollywood and Southern film at that point of time.