What Bollywood Stars Said About Sridevi On Her Birthday

Popular film celebrities like Rishi Kapoor, Kajol and Manish Malhotra greeted Bollywood’s Hawa Hawai girl and veteran actor Sridevi on her 54th birthday on Sunday, hailing her as a “true treasure of Indian cinema”.

Besides making a name in Hindi cinema, Sridevi has also worked in Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, Malayalam and Kannada movies.

Sridevi, who returned to films after a 15-year-long hiatus with English Vinglish in 2012, was honoured with the Padma Shri in 2013. She was last seen on screen in a powerful role in Mom earlier this year.

Sridevi made her debut as a lead actress in Bollywood in 1978 with Solva Sawan and gained popularity with Himmatwala in 1983. She has a number of commercially successful movies to her credit with projects like Mawaali, Mr. India, Chandni and critically acclaimed films like Sadma, ChaalBaaz, Lamhe, Khuda Gawah, Laadla and Judaai.

Here’s what the celebrities had to say:

Rishi Kapoor:

Abhishek Bachchan:

Manish Malhotra:

Riteish Deshmukh:

Satish Kaushik:

Kajol:

Sophie Choudry: