Superstar Sridevi’s charm lit up the silver screen for decades.
One of the most talented actresses of Bollywood, Sridevi has created a league of her own with her dramatic eyes, charismatic personality and vibrant performances. As her sudden demise has left everyone speechless and devastated, her iconic performances will always remain with us as a memory! Here’s a look-back into some of her most memorable moments that will stay in the minds of every Bollywood fan.
“Bijli Girane Me Hu Aai”
The iconic song sequence from Mr India won many hearts and continues to be one of the most iconic songs of the Bollywood industry. From a golden crown to golden nails, Sridevi added a bling to the song with her all-gold look and heart-warming performance.
Boho-chic in 1992
Sporting a truly bohemian look in Khuda Gawah, she flaunted a heavily embellished headgear topped with chunky jewellery and loosely fitted clothes, everything that makes her the harbinger of the boho look back in the 90s.
The Sensual Saree Dance
No true Bollywood fan can forget the evergreen song, “Kaate Nahi Kat Te”, from 1987 super hit film, Mr. India. The sensual Sridevi won millions of hearts with her sultry performance, donning a blue saree.
The Ubercool Nagin Dance
In the classic nagin movies of all time, Nagina (1986), we see Sridevi swaying, gyrating and pirouetting to the tune of a been in the cult classic “Khel Wohi Phir Aaj Tu Khela”. This archetypical performance is still fresh in our memory.
The Ravishing “Roop Ki Rani”
She aces the comic sequences in Roop Ki Rani, Choron Ka Raja by wearing a red kimono and transforming herself into the princess “Cheench Pokhli”. Dressed as a traditional Japanese women, she manages to look strikingly Japanese in this movie.
Championing the Finale
With the grand finale sequence of the film, English Vinglish, where we see Sridevi delivering a pumped up soliloquy, she reinforced her position in the Bollywood industry even after years. The dilaogue was delivered with such poise and elegance that it transformed into a crowning moment for the female superstar of Bollywood.
“Mere Hathon Mein Nau Nau Choodiyan Hai”
While Yash Chopra’s Chandni showcased the unparalleled skill of the talented actress, what stay close to all of or heart is her twinkling eyes and heartwarming moves in the song sequence “Mere hathon mein”.
Acing the Double Role
Sridevi was unparalleled in her double-role performances. From ChaalBaaz and Khuda Gawah to Lamhe, she performed a total of 6 double roles in her entire career. She moves with ease from the simple Pallavi, to the youthful and sensual Pooja, Pallavi’s daughter in the 1991 hit Lamhe. She conquered both the roles with ease and soul stirring performances.