By Bad Seed
SONG:TERA BEMAAR MERA DIL
SINGER:MOHAMMAD AZIZ & KAVITA KRISHNAMURTHY
ChaalBaaz is a 1989 Bollywood film directed by Pankaj Parashar, starring Sridevi, Sunny Deol, Rajnikanth and Anupam Kher. The music was given by Laxmikant-Pyarelal and was a huge success .
Sridevi born on 13 August 1963 is an Indian actress who has starred in hundreds of Hindi, Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam language films.
Starting acting at the age of four, she made her debut as an adult in the late 1970s. After going on to establish herself as one of the leading actresses of her time,she left the industry in 1997 to raise her children.Sridevi was born in a Meenampatti village near Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu. Her mother tongue is Tamil. Her father Ayyapan, was a lawyer, and her mother's name was Rajeswari.
Sridevi started acting in Hindi movies. Many of these initial movies starred Jeetendra and were remakes of her Telugu movies, mostly directed by K. Raghavendra Rao, and K. Bappaiah.
In 1978, she starred in her first Hindi film, Solva Saawan. Her second movie, Himmatwala with Jeetendra whom she also appeared with in Tohfa, Mawaali and Justice Chaudhury. In 1983, Sridevi starred opposite Kamal Hasan in the drama Sadma. The film earned Sridevi her first Filmfare nomination for Best Actress.
Sridevi films in the '80s included Justice Chowdhary, Jaani Dost, Mawaali, Maqsad, Tohfa, Karma, Aakhree Raasta, Jaanbaaz, Ghar Sansar, Nagina, Mr India, Suhagan, and Aulad. In 1988's Chaalbaaz, she played a double-role as twin sisters which won her the first Hindi Filmfare Best Actress Award. The same year also received an nomination for Yash Chopra's Chandni. Chopra again directed her in Lamhe (1991), where Sridevi plays a double-role act as mother and daughter won her a second Hindi Filmfare Best Actress Award.
She followed it with Khuda Gawah in 1992, where she had a double role as a pining Afghan wife, opposite Amitabh Bachchan. The Telugu film Kshana Kshanam was released in the same year and afforded her another Filmfare Best Actress Award and a Nandi Award. These nominations were followed by another performance as an innocent victim trapped in a Hong Kong prison in Mahesh Bhatt's Gumrah and a negative role in Laadla. For her performance in the drama Judaai (1997), she got her last Filmfare nomination after which she left the industry to marry filmmaker Boney Kapoor and raise their two daughters, Jhanavi and Khushi.
After a six-year hiatus, Sridevi returned to the small screen, briefly, in the Sahara sitcom Malini Iyer (2004-2005). She also appeared on Jeena Isi Ka Naam Hai for Karisma Kapoor (2004) and as a judge in the TV show Kaboom (2005). She performed a medley of some of her music at the 52nd Filmfare Awards 2007. She is a member of the Board of Directors at the Asian Academy of Film & Television.
On 19 September 2009, Sri Devi Appeared on Sony TV show 10 Ka Dum, the famous game show hosted by Salman Khan. On the episode; Sridevi and Boney Kapoor were the guests, along with actor-director Prabhudeva, actor Ayesha Takia and the musical duo Sajid-Wajid, all of whom had come to promote their magnum opus Wanted.Sridevi married film producer Boney Kapoor on 2 June 1996. She is the second wife for him. The couple have two daughters: Jhanavi and Khushi.
Her father died while she was filming Lamhe, her mother while she was making Judaai.