Thursday, 5 August 2021

Happy Birthday Kajol: Sridevi superfan

On this blessed day, Sridevi superfan Kajol turns 47. On Anupam Kher's celebrity chat show, Kuch Bhi Ho Sakta Hai (Anything can Happen), Indian actress Kajol spoke at length about how much she admires... Sridevi. 

She expressed her love for the iconic Indian actress, long before she herself started working in Bollywood. 

“I used to love Sridevi and I still tell her that she should open a school where I will be the first student," she said to actor Anupam Kher, who himself has worked with Sridevi in several films and is a self-professed Sridevi fan. 

"She is a chameleon, an actor in the true sense. If you watch her movie Chandni, Lamhe, Sadma, I feel all of it has something to offer for the character she is playing and for that matter even Khuda Gawah. She is just awesome. The most amazing part is that in her eyes you can’t see the age thing because she has that spark that remains undiminished."

Sridevi with her sister Srilatha at home in Chennai

Either 5th or 6th August is Sridevi's sister Srilatha's birthday. 

Sridevi was very close to her only sibling in the early years. There was a fall-out soon after their mother died (brouhaha over property and money - something so typical in family feuds that it doesn't require any more press) and then reconciliation. Legend has it Boney Kapoor had a hand in ensuring that the sister retained ties - even though Srilatha famously spoke out again him to the press in the 90s during Sridevi and Boney Kapoor's controversial marriage. 

Thankfully the sisters had made up, all was forgiven (on both sides) and were close again in the latter half of Sridevi's all-too short life. 

We have the largest archive of Sridevi with her only sister Srilatha, her youngest sibling here.

 06 Aug, 2014

Happy Birthday Kajol!


Sridevi with Kajol, Neha Dhupia, Huma Qureshi and Sophie Choudry at Mansih Malhotra's show back in March 2015. 

Kajol's fav Sridevi, Sridevi's fav was Kajol - there are so many images and times when you can find Kajol and Sridevi looking for the other at events. They were so cute - wonder what it would have been like to see them together in a film? Alas... 

Anyhoo, today's the day to celebrate the firebrand Kajol. The actress celebrates her 47th birthday. 

TBT: Sridevi with her young children

That's little Janhvi Kapoor on the far left, er... another child.... Sridevi and baby Khushi Kapoor. 

Too cute. 

Sridevi was always fond of kids - esp her own. 


Wednesday, 4 August 2021

Sridevi: 80s cover

Soooo many colours! Sridevi shines in 80s Hindi tabloids. 

Jeetendra and Sridevi in Dharm Adhikari (1986)

Jeetendra and Sridevi. Rare pic from the Hindi film Dharm Adhikari (1986). 

One of the two films Sridevi appeared with Indian screen icon/legend Dilip Kumar (the other being Karma - also the same year).