Actress Sridevi Kapoor, a name that was fondly on the lips of all those 90s kids is no more. She passed away due to cardiac arrest last night in Dubai where she went to attend her cousin’s wedding, Mohit Marwah.
(last latest picture of this graceful beauty in dubai)
An actress who made her mark with subtle elegance and grace, who has been know all over the world for having been the actress to make her mark in almost every film industry of India.Starting her career as a child artist and having captured hearts of many, this legendary actress soon shot to fame with her debut lead role in Kollywood opposite Rajinikanth. Having done a number of films in Kollywood, Sridevi brought her charm to the Telugu Film Industry. Having done 70+ Telugu films, she soon became a heart throb for the 90s generation and continued her legacy even to ours.
But some of the films she has done in TFI have acclaimed her awards of the highest honour. Some of her roles have stood out and have been one of a kind, where her acting was unique of its own kind…
TOP 10 BEST TELUGU FILMS OF SRIDEVI
One of the two movies that all of our generation has watched and no one can deny that she was the only one who could have done such a wonderful job. For her explicit acting in the film, she received the best actress Nandi award and the South India Filmfare award.
2. Jagadeka Veerudu Athiloka Sundari
Portraying the character of an angel, she was widely noticed for really bringing down the celestial beauty as she descends into the house of Chiranjeevi. One could only remember her, when they heard the term ANGEL.
Portraying the role of a modern-day housewife, who still sticks to her traditional values, trying to adjust to her modern husband and children, she plays a strong woman who strives to learn the world language(English).
4. Vasantha Kokila
Playing one of the roles of the toughest kind, Sridevi suffers a major head injury that traps her brain at the age of five years, making her behave like a child through the film. Found in a Brothel, Kamal Hassan rescues her and tends to her through the rest of the movie
5. Aakali Raajyam
In the desperate times of unemployment, a young youth who strives for employment but also does not compromise on his values and wants to do a job of the righteous kind. Playing the love lead of Kamal Hassan, Sridevi also faces the wrath of unemployment.
6. Aakhari Poratam
In the role of a CBI officer, she decides to bring out the crimes of a notorious criminal. Starring opposite Nagarjuna, she was widely acclaimed for being the only actress who played the love life to both father and son, Akkneni Nageshwar Rao and Nagarjuna.
Portraying the sacrificing sister, Sridevi chooses to sacrifice the love of her life having known her elder sister was in love with the same man. The story unfolds as she ends up marrying MohanBabu and the drama continues further
An acclaimed role where she remains a spinster all her life awaiting the love of her life to return from prison. Playing the daughter of a zamindar, who tries to fiddle with her love, Krishnamraju, this movie ends up as she remains a spinster taking care of the school that is built by krishnumraju, as he serves his jail time.
9.Padaharella (16) Vayasu
A village fille who gets carried away with the charms of a city doctor and gets deceived and ends up marrying the true love of her life, ChandraMohan
A movie with the legend of Telugu Film Industry, NTR. Playing a commercial love lead, this movie was definitely a game changer for sridevi
While she has done quite a number of films in the south, some of her most sensitive and defining roles were in the Hindi Film Industry. Mister India, Khuda gawa, Lamhe, Chandini, Chal Baaz and the recent hit MOM have been one of the most interesting and intense roles ever portrayed by her.
It is definitely a great loss for us to lose such a legendary actress who has been one of the most proud and prized possession of our country.
May the graceful soul rest in peace