The film was 1971's Tamil devotional Aathi Parashakti, in which Jayalalithaa played the lead role of Goddess Sakthi, opposite Gemini Ganesan as Lord Shiva. Sridevi, then a child artiste, appeared as Lord Murugan. Now 53, Sridevi recalled Jayalalithaa as "articulate, dignified, cultured and caring."
Sridevi, who shared a family photograph on Instagram on Sunday night, captioned it as: "A beautiful family"
On her birth anniversary, here's a look at her journey.