Khalid Mohammed, ex-editor of Filmfare and screenwriter, was a professed fan and did quite a few interviews with Sridevi. He also kept the diva's fans happy by giving her sole space on the front page. Initially.
You can see the style evolution of not only Sridevi, but also of the magazine. As it changed size, font, colour, paper (from mat to gloss) and so on. In time, like Sri, even the film mag got polished with a glamorous sheen.