I lost out on going to school, and college life: Sridevi

I lost out on going to school, and college life: Sridevi

New Delhi - Though a successful actress, her work commitments, however, did not allow her a normal childhood.



By AFP

Published: Mon 26 Feb 2018, 10:16 AM

Last updated: Mon 26 Feb 2018, 12:20 PM

Sridevi was born Shree Amma Yanger Ayappan in Tamil Nadu state in India, She made her acting debut aged just four, and went on to have a career spanning over four decades.
She worked in India's regional Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam language films before entering Bollywood. Though a successful actress, her work commitments, however, did not allow her a normal childhood.
In an interview with The New Indian Express in 2013, Sridevi spoke of missing out on a carefree childhood when she began working as an actor in the 1970s.
"I lost out on going to school and college life but I got into the film industry and worked without a gap  -  from child actor I went straight to heroine. There was no time to think and I was grateful for it," she said.
"In order to get something you have to lose something. You can't have everything in life. So I am happy with what I got."
Sridevi appeared in around 300 films and was set to see her older daughter Jhanvi make her Bollywood debut soon.


More news from
Enhancing Industry Capabilities

Supplements

Enhancing Industry Capabilities

At The Big 5 show, rotolining and rotomolding expert Polycon Gulf will be showcasing its expertise as the only company in the UAE to offer rotolining/polyethylene (PE) lining technology for corrosion protection, while highlighting its expansion into ETFE, PP and PVDF lining, and soon PTFE lining too

Supplements