- Sridevi died in Dubai on Saturday after a cardiac arrest. She was 54.
- She reportedly died of cardiac arrest.
- Her sudden death shocked Bollywood and legions of her followers.
Veteran Bollywood actor Sridevi, one of Indian cinema’s most acclaimed actors, died of a cardiac arrest in Dubai late on Saturday. She was 54.
Here are some unknown facts about the star:
1. Sridevi’s real name is Shree Amma Yanger Ayyapan
2. Sridevi started her career as a child artist at the age of four in the movie Thunaivan
3. She was awarded Padma Shri in 2013 by Government of India, which is the fourth highest civilian honour
4. The role of Shivagamini in Baahubali 1 and 2 was offered to Sridevi first, but she refused the role because of her other work commitments
5. Sridevi has worked in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada films
6. Sridevi acted as the granddaughter as well as the love interest for the Telugu Superstar NTR
7. She hates celebrating her birthday
Last Updated 7:11 PM IST