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Remembering Sridevi: Some unknown facts about the legendary actor

Sridevi passed away at the age 54 in Dubai after a massive cardiac arrest. Here are some unknown facts about the legendary actress who ruled Bollywood for decades

Sridevi passed away at the age 54 in Dubai after a massive cardiac arrest. Here are some unknown facts about the legendary actress that ruled Bollywood for five decades.
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Sridevi passed away at the age 54 in Dubai after a massive cardiac arrest. Here are some unknown facts about the legendary actress that ruled Bollywood for five decades.

Sridevi refused a role offered by Steven Spielberg in Jurassic park owing to her reluctance to take a hiatus from Bollywood.
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Sridevi refused a role offered by Steven Spielberg in Jurassic park owing to her reluctance to take a hiatus from Bollywood.

Sridevi was given a dual role in Baazigar. But, she was not casted as director thought that it would have overwhelmed the audience watching Shah Rukh Khan’s character ‘kill’ her on screen.
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Sridevi was given a dual role in Baazigar. But, she was not casted as director thought that it would have overwhelmed the audience watching Shah Rukh Khan’s character ‘kill’ her on screen.

Having beauty and talent in abundance, Sridevi received several marriage proposals from wealthy American and British-born Indians.
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Having beauty and talent in abundance, Sridevi received several marriage proposals from wealthy American and British-born Indians.

Bollywood’s first female superstar Sridevi was the highest-paid Hindi film’s actress from 1985-1992.
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Bollywood’s first female superstar Sridevi was the highest-paid Hindi film’s actress from 1985-1992.

In her life, Sridevi financially supported her mother, stepfather, sister and stepbrother.
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In her life, Sridevi financially supported her mother, stepfather, sister and stepbrother.

The actress, who ruled hearts of hundreds of thousands of fans of Hindi cinema, could not speak Hindi language when she first stepped in this industry.
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The actress, who ruled hearts of hundreds of thousands of fans of Hindi cinema, could not speak Hindi language when she first stepped in this industry.

Unable to speak Hindi during her debut in Hindi film industry, the versatile actress learned it and first dubbed her dialogues for the film Chandni.
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Unable to speak Hindi during her debut in Hindi film industry, the versatile actress learned it and first dubbed her dialogues for the film Chandni.

It was the dedication of Sridevi towards her work that despite having high fever, the actress finished shoot for the song Na Jaane Kaha Se Aayi Hai of movie Chaalbaaz.
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It was the dedication of Sridevi towards her work that despite having high fever, the actress finished shoot for the song Na Jaane Kaha Se Aayi Hai of movie Chaalbaaz.

The ‘English-Vinglish’ actor was fluent in several languages including Tamil, Telugu, Hindi and English.
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The ‘English-Vinglish’ actor was fluent in several languages including Tamil, Telugu, Hindi and English.

First Published on Feb 25, 2018 03:23 pm
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