Sridevi in Bollywood: Bollywood's queen bee Sridevi continues to rule the hearts of several cine-goers. The emergence of Sridevi as the first female superstar of Bollywood has been chosen as the leading defining moment in Indian cinema by the readers of NDTV.com, who describe her as a “national treasure.”
Sridevi began her career as a child actor in Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam films. Her Bollywood debut was as a child artiste in Julie (1975) and hit big time with Sadma and Himmatwala.
At the peak of her career, Sridevi had scripts woven around her character which was often took precedence over the hero. She made a powerful comeback to the silver screen after 15 years with the 2012 film English Vinglish.
Sridevi has been honoured with the Padma Shri this year and also received NDTV's Entertainer Of The Year award.