Sridevi was said to have been the first choice for the role of Sivagami in Baahubali movies. But the actress denied playing the role because of unknown reasons. Now Sridevi has broken silence on the matter and said there is no point asking her why she was not a part of the movie. The actress, who is gearing up for the release of Mom, is asked this questions many times and maybe she thinks this is an old thing.
Baahubali movies did immensely well at the Box Office. It created such a phenomenon at the Box Office that not even Bollywood biggies could compete with it. In this scenario, not being a part of this magnum opus would have hurt many, but it seems Sridevi is not one of them. Sridevi has apparently no regrets of not starring in Baahubali. “Another actor played that role and both versions of the films were released and became a hit. Now, what’s the point in talking about it?” Sridevi was quoted by a leading daily.
After Sridevi rejected the movie, it was played by Ramya Krishnan. The performance of this Southern actress was lauded. As the Queen Mother of the Kingdom Mahishmati, Sivagami had more power in her hands than one could imagine. She raised Amrendra Baahubali and Bhallala Deba to be the greatest warriors who ever lived. Sivagami also was not partial and loved her niece Amrendra Baahubali as her son.
However, in the second part of the movie, it was revealed that Sivagami has a major part in the killing of Baahbubali, something not many were prepared for.
On the work front, Sridevi is gearing up for the release of her next MOM. Directed by Ravi Udyawar, the film also features Nawazuddin Siddiqui in his never seen before avatar.
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