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10 Lesser-Known Facts You Might Not Know About Sridevi

Movies | News18 | February 26, 2018, 9:05 am
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 Bollywood's first female superstar, Sridevi, was offered a role in Hollywood film 'Jurassic Park' by Steven Spielberg, which she refused owing to her reluctance to take a hiatus from Bollywood.(Image: Network18 Creatives)

Bollywood's first female superstar, Sridevi, was offered a role in Hollywood film 'Jurassic Park' by Steven Spielberg, which she refused owing to her reluctance to take a hiatus from Bollywood.(Image: Network18 Creatives)

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 Sridevi was down with high fever while shooting for the song 'Na Jaane Kaha Se Aayi Hai'.(Image: Network18 Creatives)

Sridevi was down with high fever while shooting for the song 'Na Jaane Kaha Se Aayi Hai'.(Image: Network18 Creatives)

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 When she stepped into the Hindi film industry, she could not speak in Hindi. (Image: Network18 Creatives)

When she stepped into the Hindi film industry, she could not speak in Hindi. (Image: Network18 Creatives)

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 Sridevi received several marriage proposals from wealthy American and British-born Indians at the peak of her career. (Image: Network18 Creatives)

Sridevi received several marriage proposals from wealthy American and British-born Indians at the peak of her career. (Image: Network18 Creatives)

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 Sridevi was fluent in several languages including Tamil, Telugu, English and Hindi. (Image: Network18 Creatives)

Sridevi was fluent in several languages including Tamil, Telugu, English and Hindi. (Image: Network18 Creatives)

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 Sridevi was the sole earner in the family, she financially supported her mother, stepfather, sister and stepbrother. (Image: Network18 Creatives)

Sridevi was the sole earner in the family, she financially supported her mother, stepfather, sister and stepbrother. (Image: Network18 Creatives)

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 Sridevi named her daughters Janhvi and Khusi after the heroines in Boney Kapoor's produced films - 'Judaai' (1997) and 'Hamara Dil Aapke Paas Hai' (2000), respectively. (Image: Network18 Creatives)

Sridevi named her daughters Janhvi and Khusi after the heroines in Boney Kapoor's produced films - 'Judaai' (1997) and 'Hamara Dil Aapke Paas Hai' (2000), respectively. (Image: Network18 Creatives)

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 Sridevi was the highest-paid Hindi actress from 1985 to 1992. (Image: Network18 Creatives)

Sridevi was the highest-paid Hindi actress from 1985 to 1992. (Image: Network18 Creatives)

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 Sridevi was given a dual role in 'Baazigar'. Later, the director decided against casting her because it would have overwhelmed the audience watching Shah Rukh Khan's character 'kill' her on screen. (Image: Network18 Creatives)

Sridevi was given a dual role in 'Baazigar'. Later, the director decided against casting her because it would have overwhelmed the audience watching Shah Rukh Khan's character 'kill' her on screen. (Image: Network18 Creatives)

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 Sridevi first dubbed her dialogues in 1989, for the film 'Chandni'. (Image: Network18 Creatives)

Sridevi first dubbed her dialogues in 1989, for the film 'Chandni'. (Image: Network18 Creatives)