NewsKamal Haasan paid a heartfelt tribute to veteran actor Sridevi By Priyanka Bhagat Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Pinterest Share on Linkedin Share on Tumblr New Delhi: Kamal Haasan, Tamil superstar has paid a heartfelt tribute to veteran actor Sridevi, who died of a cardiac arrest on Saturday.Like Kamal Haasan, Sridevi started her career as a child artiste and went on to become a superstar. She was also rare in the way she conquered the Hindi film audience after acting in South Indian films. Talking about the legendary, in his condolence message through a video. Kamal, who acted in 37 films with her, recounted his memories with her.“Sridevi Kapoor, an astounding talent. It was not luck but well-deserved. She worked for it from her childhood. I have known her from her teens. She was still a child when she came to work with me and Balachander, my mentor,” he said, recalling that film director Balachander had asked him to help Sridevi with acting and dancing.“When she came, she was not so talented. But she worked hard. Our paths diverted when she became a superstar in Hindi. She acted in 37 movies with me,” he said. Recalling their last meeting a month ago, he said that while both of them were not prone to show of emotions, they hugged when they met. “I am grateful for that,” Kamal said.“The Sadma song rings in my ears now. I think that’s the great lullaby for the great Sridevi,” he said, referring to the Yesudas song Surmayi ankhiyon mein from the 1983 hit movie. “She had a happy life, I know they loved her very much, I know she loved her daughter, I used to make fun of them seeing their love,” he said.He also paid his deepest condolences to the family.