Priyanka Chopra: Sridevi is one of the reasons I became an actor


A lot many epithets are associated with Sridevi. “But angels don’t pass on. She could be childlike, grown up, funny, serious, beguiling, sexy—she was the ultimate actor. Her comeback in Bollywood showed that Sridevi still had a lot to offer. Related News
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For Priyanka Chopra, Sridevi was her childhood. “When the news first broke of her passing, I was immobilized. Her connection with the audience was so strong that that each one of us has special memories linked to her.”
She continued, “Everyone wanted her and wanted to be like her. To refer to all of us as mere fans would be a disservice to her,” she said. Sridevi inspired an entire generation. For Priyanka Chopra, she was an angel. All I could do then was listen to songs from her films, revisit her interviews and watch her iconic scenes over and over again. Unfortunately, it was cut short too soon. They just shine brighter in another realm—so I will always look out for her in the sky,” she wrote. “She was my childhood, and one of the big reasons I became an actor. Priyanka Chopra, writing in Time magazine said that Sridevi was one of the reasons she became an actor. For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App
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