Sridevi’s painting was to be auctioned in Dubai

Yes, she is gone, but Sridevi will live on in the minds and hearts of her legion of fans for a long, long time.

The world has known Sridevi as a highly talented actor, a wife and a great mother. But how many of you know that Sridevi was also an accomplished painter?

Yes, in addition to being a powerhouse of talent, the gorgeous Sridevi was also known to wield the brush.

Sridevi’s paintings of actress Sonam Kapoor, her husband Boney Kapoor’s niece, and pop singer Michael Jackson were supposed to go under the hammer in Dubai. It is reported that that is why Sridevi stayed back after attending the wedding of her nephew, Mohit Marwah. The proceeds of the painting are supposed to go to a charity.

Sridevi’s painting of Sonam Kapoor

Sonam Kapoor’s painting reflects her pose from the movie Saawariya. MJ’s painting on canvas showcases his classic pose.

The bid for Sonam’s painting was supposed to start at Rs 10 lakh, while MJ’s painting was to start at Rs 8 lakh.

Sridevi’s painting of Michael Jackson

Incidentally, Sridevi had been painting for many years. It was said to be her favourite pastime. In 2010, an international art house approached her to auction her work. But she didn’t agree. Since the Dubai event was for a noble cause, Sridevi had agreed to auction her paintings this time.

As for Sonam, she has a massive fan following in Dubai and her popularity has grown in the Middle East after her Project Runway outing with Elie Saab.

 

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