Delightfully childlike as somone suffering from amnesia in Sadma, Sridevi made us want to join Kamal Hassan in singing her lullabies
Dancing sensuously in chiffon saris in the Swiss mountains to romantic songs, she made the perfect Yash Chopra heroine in Chandni.
The rustic Rajasthani mother and the young vivacious daughter Ã¢ÂÂÂÂ both in love with the same man. Her double act in Lamhe was near perfect.
When Sridevi transformed into a snake in Nagina, the audience was mesmerised, and who can forget the iconic dance of 'Main Teri DushmanÃ¢ÂÂÂÂ.
Himmatwala was the highest grosser of 1983, this flick which also starred Jeetendra was an action drama, and brought Sridevi super stardom. The Ã¢ÂÂÂÂNainon Me SapnaÃ¢ÂÂÂÂ song is popular even today. The film was remade by Sajid Khan with disastrous effect
A love triangle also featuring Jeetendra and Jaya Prada, Tohfa was yet another in the series of south Indian remakes featuring Sridevi. Both Jaya and Sridevi play sisters who fall in love with Jeetendra. Ã¢ÂÂÂÂTohfaÃ¢ÂÂÂÂ too was a box office hit. The Ã¢ÂÂÂÂEk Aankh Marun TohÃ¢ÂÂÂÂ song from the film is a favourite with todayÃ¢ÂÂÂÂs remixers
Although Anil Kapoor was star of this Mr. India, SrideviÃ¢ÂÂÂÂs performance as a journalist made the film even more memorable. Be it the Ã¢ÂÂÂÂHawa HawaiÃ¢ÂÂÂÂ song, her hilarious runs in with her editor Annu Kapoor or her bitter-sweet chemistry with the little kids in the film, Mr. India is incomplete without Sridevi. And we havenÃ¢ÂÂÂÂt even mentioned the Ã¢ÂÂÂÂI Love YouÃ¢ÂÂÂÂ song.
The versatility of Sridevi came to the fore in the hilarious Chaalbaaz that had her playing a double role. Sridevi played Anju -- who can be harassed without resistance -- and Manju -- a fearless girl -- with the same amount of conviction
One of AmitabhÃ¢ÂÂÂÂs few memorable performances in the 90Ã¢ÂÂÂÂs, the lavishly shot Khuda Gawah had a royal feel, with Sridevi playing the suffering wife of Big B, who is jailed, with conviction At the BO, the film got average returns
In her last movie before her sabbatical, Ã¢ÂÂÂÂJudaaiÃ¢ÂÂÂÂ, Sridevi plays the greedy wife, who sells her husband (Anil Kapoor) to Urmila Matondkar in return for money, only to regret it. Following the film, Sridevi disappeared from the scene to take care of her family
After a sabbatical of 15 years, she won hands down again with her portrayal of a woman set on learning the Queen's language in English Vinglish