SOME LESSER KNOWN FACTS ABOUT SRIDEVI
The Hush Post: Before Priyanka Chopra, Sridevi could have headed to Hollywood. But she refused a role offer by Steven Spielberg in Jurassic park.
- Sridevi was given a double role in Baazigar. But, she was not cast as director Abbas Mastan thought the film would flop if audience watch Shah Rukh Khan’s character kill Sridevi in the film.
- Sridevi had many marriage proposals from wealthy Indians born abroad, including Punjabis, Bengalis and the likes of Mithun Chakraborty.
- She had secretly married Mithun, according to an interview by Mithun Chakraborty to Fan magazine.
- Sridevi was the highest-paid Hindi film’s actress from 1985-1993.
- Sridevi could speak four languages — Tamil, Telugu, Hindi and English.
- She was an untrained dancer but could effortlessly perform four types of classical dances as well.
- After her mother, Sridevi financially supported her stepfather and stepbrothers.
- She couldn’t speak Hindi for 10 years of her career in Bollywood.
- Her first dubbing for a Hindi film was for Chandni.