Diva for All Ages & Eras

Posted: February 27th, 2018

The mourning for Sridevi in the press and on social media is not surprising as her status as one of India’s leading female stars is undisputed. She made more than 250 films in many languages, was a child star, a diva who didn’t need a leading man to bring in audiences, a dancer, a comedienne and a great beauty. Yet the outpouring of grief has surprised those who are not familiar with her work as they assumed that a star whose major successes were 20 years ago would not have had such an impact on a younger generation. She appealed across generations and her image remained, and will remain, alive for new audiences.

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