Remembering Sridevi: Top 5 classic songs of India’s first female superstar

February 24 marks the 3rd death anniversary of Sridevi who was the first female superstar of India. 


New Delhi: There have been very few actors who have had an everlasting impact on generations. Sridevi is one such superstar. February 24 marks the 3rd death anniversary of the actor who was the first female superstar of India.

Born on August 13, 1963 in Meenampatti, Tamil Nadu the actor had started her career as a child artist with ‘Kandhan Karunai’. Her debut Hindi film was ‘Rani Mera Naam’ in 1972. Her first big commercial hit was ‘Himmatwala’. Some of Sridevi’s other hits include, ‘Mr. India’, ‘Chandni’, ‘Chaalbaaz’, ‘Lamhe’, ‘Laadla’, ‘English Vinglish’. ‘Mom’ was her 300th film.

Sridevi won many hearts and was crowned as the first female superstar of Bollywood because of her impeccable acting and dancing skills. In a long career of over 5 decades, she continued to be Bollywood’s ultimate Diva. Sridevi breathed her last on February 24, 2018 and died of accidental drowning in a bathtub in a hotel in Dubai.

On her death anniversary, lets take a look at her top 5 iconic songs which we will cherish forever.

‘Chudiyan Khanak Gayeen’-  This is an evergreen track from the film ‘Lamhe’. Sridevi in a blue lehenga with yellow dupatta dancing in the sands of Rajasthan will get your hearts racing.

‘Kaate Nahi Katt Te’- This track from the film ‘Mr. India’ is as popular today as it was at the time of its release. Sridevi raised the temperature with her sensuous moves. It is an out and out romantic number.

‘Hawa Hawai’- This is another track from the ‘Mr. India’. It is a peppy dance number and Sridevi’s moves will get you grooving right away.

Chandni’- The title track of the romantic film ‘Chandni’ can make anyone go weak on their knees. The song is a beautiful romantic number.

‘Mere Haathon Me’- Another hit track from ‘Chandni’. The song is a perfect wedding number and Sridevi’s bubbliness in the track is hard to get over.