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Kamal Haasan on his equation with Sridevi: She was like my sibling

Fondly Remembering Late Actor Sridevi, Kamal Haasan On Friday Said Even Though They Were One Of The Most Popular On-screen Pairs In The South Film Industry, In Real Life They Were Like Siblings.

PTI | Updated on: 09 Mar 2018, 11:57:12 PM
Kamal Haasan on his equation with Sridevi: She was like my sibling

New Delhi:

Fondly remembering late actor Sridevi, Kamal Haasan on Friday said even though they were one of the most popular on-screen pairs in the south film industry, in real life they were like siblings.

Haasan recalled the time he spent with Sridevi, who passed away on February 24.

"I met Sridevi when she was 15-16 years old. Sometimes in a family, a brother and sister, during Gokul Ashtami or Krishna Ashtami, are dressed as Lord Krishna and Radha. That is what I feel about Sridevi. We were siblings but were made to do romantic things, which we laughed at," he said.

"It sounds odd that she was like my sister considering that we were one of the most romantic pairs ever. That is what good acting is about," he added.

The actor said Sridevi was a great performer and "had a bag of tricks that she collected from various masters who themselves did not know it came from them. That is the beauty of that girl."

Haasan also sang a few lines from the song "Surmayee ankhiyon mein" from their film "Sadma" for the audience. 

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First Published : 09 Mar 2018, 11:56:21 PM

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