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From Heartfelt Lullaby Of 'Sadma' To Childlike Dance Moves In Mr India: Most Loved Performances By Sridevi

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| February 25 , 2018 , 13:05 IST

The entire nation is extremely shocked and saddened by the untimely demise of legendary actress Sridevi. The powerhouse of talent started her inspiring journey as a child artist and went on to become the most loved Diva of Hindi film industry.

The pretty lady never failed to mesmerise the audience with her beauty and acting skills. Also known as the first female superstar of Bollywood, Sridevi aptly proved the title with her praise-worthy screen presence in multi-lingual films.

Starting her career at the age of 4, the celebrated actress marked her first presence on screen at the age of 4. Being homeschooled and a well-groomed lady, Sridevi has worked in various iconic films, which contributed to her status of a great actress.

Let's have a look at the greatest performances given by Sridevi:

Sadma

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Sridevi was establishing a name for herself in the film industry with a marvellous speed but had many more milestones to achieve. Then came an opportunity to play the character of a grown-up lady with childlike psychology. Instead of backing off, the legendary actress took up the opportunity and aced the character will grace.

Himmatwala

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Already a well-established name in South cinema, Sridevi's winsome performance in the 1983 superhit not just brought a turning point in her career but also marked the beginning of her hit pairing with Jitendra. The duo has worked in 16 films together, 11 out of which broke many box-office records.

Mr India

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Sridevi won many hearts with her portrayal of the bubbly reporter who doesn't get afraid of taking risks for people due to her kind heart. Her endearing pairing with Anil Kapoor was widely appreciated whereas her charming dance moves in Hawa Hawaai helped her in becoming one of the top Bollywood actresses.

Chandni

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Known for playing critical roles on screen, Sridevi established herself as a romantic heroine with this Rishi Kapoor, Vinod Khanna-starrer, which later went on to bag the National Award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment. With the film's release, her white dresses changed all fashion statements.

English Vinglish

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Six years after bidding adieu to the big screen, Sridevi proved her Mattel once again with Gauri Shinde directorial. While many doubted her strength, the actress proved them all wrong with her power-packed comeback which broke many records. Her modern day Indian woman portrayal prompted many film critics to compare her with Meryl Streep.

Mom

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Sridevi's last yet most memorable performance in Ravi Udyawar's Mom was widely loved by the audience due to its unique concept. The revenge drama featured the actress avenging her step-daughters rape as the law failed in punishing the culprits. Despite low box-office collection, the film touched many chords.