Monday, 15 October 2018

Sridevi as a bride, with Rajnikanth

Sridevi looking gorgeous as a traditional Tamilian bride on the set of Pokkiri Raja (1982) With Rajnikanth.

Sridevi, styled by Manish Malhotra in 1993

Sridevi and Manish Malhotra go waaaaay back. Including this cover shot from MOVIE magazine in the early days. Shot by Rakesh Shreshta.

Sridevi on the sets of Mr India with the terrific kids and Anil Kapoor

There's nothing more ingratiating than a child actor in Bollywood - except in Shekhar Kapoor's films. Masoom of course and especially in Mr India, the child actors were were not trope, saccharine  characters but each had an individual personality, trait and quirk. Two of them grew up in Bollywood including director and choreographer Ahmed Khan (seen above holding the cockroach!) and young Aftab Shivdasani, who saw some success as a Bollywood as a hero and comedic actor.

Sridevi on the sets of Laadla

Sonali Kulkarni met Sridevi

Diwali celebrations with Sridevi in 2017. Sonali Kulkarni fanned out meeting Sri... sigh.

Sridevi fan art... composite

It usually drives us insane when "fans" repost images of Sridevi on top of other images and distribute it off as a Sridevi pic. WHY bother? There are so many incredible images of Sridevi - that we've been collecting for years now! But this one-off composite shot made us smile. Had Sanjay Leela Bhansali hit Bollywood in the 80s, you just know Sridevi would have been his muse too. For the record he was a fan - not as effusive in praise as he has been of Madhuri Dixit - but he was a fan. Sridevi in turn was a massive SLB fan and turned up to see all his movies and has repeatedly praised him, his film, his work.

Sridevi fan art

Gorgeous. Lamhe forever.