The ‘Hawa Hawai’ actress had shared that her mother was quite shocked and upset with this news and didn’t want Sridevi to take up the role of a heroine at such an early age. However, the actress went on to play the lead anyway. Over the years, Sridevi has featured in hits like ‘Laadla’, ‘Mr India’ and ‘Khuda Gawah’ to name a few.
Sridevi was last seen in 2017 release ‘Mom’, which earned her a National Film Award for Best Actress. Before her untimely demise, Sridevi had shot for a cameo in Shah Rukh Khan starrer ‘Zero’. She had signed up to play a lead role in Karan Johar produced ‘Kalank’, but due to her death, Madhuri Dixit was roped in to play the part.