Sridevi passes away: From Anil Kapoor to SRK, actors she worked with in her four-decade-long career

FP Staff

February 25, 2018 14:18:09 IST

Legendary actress Sridevi's untimely death in Dubai has sent the whole nation into a state of shock. As people try to make sense of what happened on the fateful night of 24 February, the filmdom has begun sharing their memories of the 'Lady Superstar'.

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In an illustrious career spanning over four decades, Sridevi appeared in countless Bollywood blockbusters, which also spawned some of the most loved on-screen pairs. Here's a look at the actors she worked with, from Jeetendra to Shah Rukh Khan:

Sridevi and Kamal Haasan

Sridevi and Kamal Haasan in Sadma. Image from Twitter/@GabbbarSingh

Sridevi and Kamal Haasan in Sadma. Image from Twitter/@GabbbarSingh

After making her Bollywood debut in a leading role in 1979, Sridevi starred in Sadma, where she was seen opposite Kamal Haasan. The two went on to work together in 1989 comedy ChaalBaaz.

Sridevi and Jeetendra

Sridevi and Jeetendra. Image from Twitter/@VintageMuVyz

Sridevi and Jeetendra. Image from Twitter/@VintageMuVyz

After the success of Sadma, Sridevi achieved massive commercial success with Himmatwala, where she starred opposite Jeetendra. Himmatwala set the pace for their crackling chemistry, which was reproduced in films like Jaani Dost, Tohfa, Mawaali, Sarfarosh, Suhagan, Himmat Aur Mehanat, Aulaad and many more.

Sridevi and Shatrughan Sinha

Sridevi and Shatrughan Sinha. Image from Twitter/@VintageMuVyz

Sridevi and Shatrughan Sinha in Sherni. Image from Twitter/@VintageMuVyz

With 300 films to her credit, Sridevi is one of those very few actresses, who have worked with stars across generations. In the 70s, she starred with Shatrughan Sinha in an array of films and the two garnered quite a fan following for their vibrance. The two appeared in films such as Sherni, Jawab Hum Denge and Chaand Ka Tukdaa together.

Sridevi and Mithun Chakraborty

Sridevi and Mithun in Guru. Image from Twitter/@MurthyBlr

Sridevi and Mithun in Guru. Image from Twitter/@MurthyBlr

Mithun Chakraborty and Sridevi's screen presence was like no other. And together, they went on to become one of the most sought after on-screen couples. The two starred in action-heavy dramas such as Jaag Utha Insan, Watan Ke Rakhwale, Waqt Ki Awaaz and Guru.

Sridevi and Rajesh Khanna

Sridevi and Rajesh Khanna. Image from Twitter/@alokchaturvedi7

Sridevi and Rajesh Khanna. Image from Twitter/@alokchaturvedi7

When two of India's biggest superstars united on screen, magic happened, although just four times. Rajesh Khanna, often regarded as the most exceptional actor of his time, paired up with Sridevi for Naya Qadam in 1984. The two then went on to act in Maqsad, Masterji and Nazrana.

Sridevi and Rishi Kapoor

Rishi Kapoor and Sridevi. Image from Twitter/@ProudSridevians

Rishi Kapoor and Sridevi. Image from Twitter/@ProudSridevians

The pair of Sridevi and Rishi Kapoor ruled the hearts of film buffs in India with their captivating charm which shone in films like Chandni, Banjaran, Nagina, Gurudev and Kaun Sachcha Kaun Jhootha.

Sridevi and Anil Kapoor

Anil Kapoor and Sridevi in Mr India. Image from Twitter/@MalayD

Anil Kapoor and Sridevi in Mr India. Image from Twitter/@MalayD

Sridevi and Anil Kapoor, one of the most popular couples of Indian cinema could easily be called a hit-making machine in the 90s. Starting from Jaanbaaz, their first together, to Judaai, the 1997 hit, the duo lit up screens with their vivaciousness. The two starred in acclaimed films like Lamhe, Mr India, Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja among others.

Sridevi and Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan and Sridevi in Khuda Gawah. Image from Twitter/@i__am__asr

Amitabh Bachchan and Sridevi in Khuda Gawah. Image from Twitter/@i__am__asr

Most recently, the duo was seen in English Vinglish together. However, their association goes way back to the 80s, when they appeared in the 1982 film Khuda Gawah.

Sridevi and Shah Rukh Khan

Shah Rukh Khan and Sridevi. Image from Twitter/@iamsrk_brk

Shah Rukh Khan and Sridevi. Image from Twitter/@iamsrk_brk

Reports suggest that Shah Rukh Khan's upcoming film Zero will be Sridevi's final movie appearance. The two had first teamed up for Army in 1996. The film was a commercial hit.

Sridevi and Salman Khan

Sridevi and Salman Khan. Image from Twitter/@E24bollynews

Sridevi and Salman Khan. Image from Twitter/@E24bollynews

Although Sridevi was at the peak of her career in the 80s and 90s, she was one of those very few actresses, who could shoulder a film on their own in those times. Her two films with Salman Khan, Chandra Mukhi and Chaand Kaa Tukdaa, proved her connection with the younger lot, age notwithstanding.

 

Updated Date: Feb 26, 2018 11:23 AM