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Rare, Unseen Pictures of Sridevi Kapoor

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Updated: Wednesday, December 26, 2012, 12:22 [IST]

Sridevi Kapoor, one of the most brilliant actresses of all times is often cited as "The First Female Superstar of the Indian Cinema". The girl, who began acting at a tender age of four, went on to act in Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, Malayalam and Kannada films.

Sridevi made her debut as a child for MA Thirumugham's devotional Thunaivan. It was at the age of 13 that she made her breakthrough as an adult in Bharathiraja's 16 Vayathinile, alongside Kamalahaasan and Rajnikanth. By 17, Sridevi was a celebrity to reckon with!

After her marriage to filmmaker Boney Kapoor, Sridevi decided to take a backseat as far as career is concerned and concentrate on raising her two children. The beautiful actress made a comeback with the movie English Vinglish in 2012 which once again brought her potential as an actress and performer to the fore.

Check out rare and unseen pictures of Sridevi by clicking on the slider below.

Little Sridevi With Parents

Sridevi was born to Ayyapan and Rajeswari on 13 August 1963 in Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu. Her father was a lawyer. She has a sister and two step brothers.

Sridevi

Sridevi is one of the most talented and beautiful actresses of all times.

Little Sridevi

Little Sridevi began her career as a child actor at the age of four in Tamil movie Kandan Karunai playing the role of young Muruga with Tamil Cinema's thespian Sivaji Ganesan and acted in many Tamil and Telugu movies from then on.

Young Sridevi

Baby Sridevi's super performance in Poombatta (1971) in Malayalam won her the Kerala State Government Award for Best Child Artist.

Sridevi

Her roles with Sivaji Ganesan, Gemini Ganesan & Dr J Jayalalithaa are legendary and showed the way for a very illustrious career in Indian cinema.

Sridevi

In 1975, Sridevi debuted in Hindi cinema with a child role in Julie, where she played the role of younger sister to actress Lakshmi.

Sridevi

Sridevi's first release of 1977 was Gayathri, followed by Kavikkuyil and the superhit 16 Vayathinile starring opposite Kamal Haasan and Rajnikanth. She played the role of a young girl who is caught between her two lovers.

Sridevi

In 1979, Sridevi had only one successful release with Karthika Deepam. In 1980, Sridevi appeared in the hit movie Johnny opposite Rajnikanth. Later that year, she was paired with Kamal Haasan in K Balachander's Varumayin Niram Sivappu, which turned out to be a hit at the Box Office.

Sridevi With Aishwarya And Vajpayee

Sridevi with Aishwarya Rai and then Prime Minister of India Vajpayee.

Sridevi With SRK, Juhi, Kareena And Hema Malini

This is one of the most popular pictures of the LUX Advertisement featuring Sridevi with Shahrukh Khan, Juhi Chawla, Kareena Kapoor and Hema Malini.

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Story first published:  Wednesday, December 26, 2012, 11:59 [IST]
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