Widely regarded as India’s first female superstar, legendary actress Sridevi, 54, passed away after accidentally slipping in the bath-tub of her hotel in Dubai. With films like Sadma, Chandni, Himmatwala, Mr India, ChaalBaaz, Nagina, Khuda Gawah, Mawali and others, she went on to become one of one of the most iconic female stars of India.It goes without saying that Sridevi was loved by all, friends and family alike. She was fiercely protective when it came to her kids and husband.
But a new feature you all dont know about her, yes She was not only a talented actor, but she was also an avid painter. Sridevi gifted a portrait of Salman Khan to him. He was one of the few actors whom Sridevi gifted a portrait to. It was also him who pushed her to take up painting again. Not just him but Sonam Kapoor is also one of those few actors who was gifted a portrait of herself shortly after her debut film Saawariyaa released.
Sonam has one very artistically pleasant memories of the late actress that she’ll treasure for life.
Sridevi was in the UAE to attend the wedding festivities of nephew Mohit Marwah, post which she had reportedly extended her trip to attend an auction of her paintings. “Sridevi has been painting for many years. It’s her favourite pastime. In 2010, an international art house approached her to auction her work. But she didn’t agree. Since the event in Dubai is for a noble cause, it drew her,” a source had earlier revealed to a tabloid.