Sridevi is a Tamil actress who rose to fame and became a Bollywood heartthrob during the 1980s before retiring in the 1990s. She was one of many actresses to bear the title "Queen of Bollywood." Notable films of hers include Nagina, Chaalbaaz, and Mr India.
She made a comeback to the big screen in the 2012 English Vinglish playing a housewife who learns English in order to show up her condescending husband.
She died on 25th February 2018 at the age of 54.
She is an example of the following tropes:
- Dance Sensation: Despite having no formal dance training, her dance scene in Nagina helped propel her to fame
- Acting for Two: She played a double role of twins separated at birth in Chaalbaaz.
- What Could Have Been: She was offered a role in Jurassic Park by Steven Spielberg, but turned it down.
- Those Two Guys: Often paired with Anil Kapoor, most notably in Mr India.