On Sridevi’s death anniversary, celebs remember the lady superstar of Bollywood

On Feb 24, 2018, India woke up to the shocking news of the death of Sridevi, Bollywood’s first Lady Superstar. On her death anniversary, several Bollywood celebs took to social media to pay their tributes.

“When i was just starting out in my career She was so supportive, so encouraging. Getting to Choreograph a Sridevi show or a song for her, was like a dream 4 me. No wonder I never got awed or starstruck with any other star in my entire career because I started from the TOP. There never was n never will be anyone like SRIDEVI.. love her always,” Farah Khan who shared a photo from their 1994- world tour.

Late Sridevi honoured at the 71st Cannes Film Festival

The late Bollywood actor Sridevi was honoured with the TITAN Reginald F Lewis Film Icon Award (celebrates women of the film industry all over the world) at the 71st Cannes Film Festival. Veteran filmmaker Subhash Ghai and film producer Namrata Goyal received the award on behalf of Sridevi’s family.

“Janhvi, Khushi and I are overwhelmed with the recognition and tributes and love of millions of her fans being showered on her. Her work and life has touched so many hearts across the world and she has been an inspiration to millions. She will live forever, thanks to her body of work,” the actor’s husband, producer Boney Kapoor, said in a statement.

Recently, the late actor was also posthumously honoured at the 65th National Film Awards (she was given the Best Actress award for her performance in “Mom”). The award was presented by President Ram Nath Kovind and was received by Sridevi’s husband Boney Kapoor and daughters Janhvi and Khushi Kapoor.

Sridevi passed away on February 24 in Dubai.

Boney Kapoor immerses Sridevi’s ashes in sea at Rameswaram

Late actor Sridevi’s ashes were immersed in the Bay of Bengal off the Injambakkam coast in Chennai by husband Boney Kapoor and daughters Jhanvi and Khushi. The Kapoor family, accompanied by a priest, performed asthi visarjan on the Injambakkam beach. The ashes, brought by Boney in a special aircraft, was taken to pilgrimage town of Rameswaram on March 3, a source told PTI.

sridevi ashes immersed in Bay of Bengal off Chennai coast

Sridevi’s funeral in Mumbai: Pics and videos

Live updates from Sridevi’s last rites happening today.

Sridevi’s last picture.
sridevi's last picture

Sridevi fans mourn.
Sridevi fans mourn her death

Jackie Shroff leaves with Saroj Khan after bidding farewell to Sridevi

Shocking: Sridevi no more (1963-2018), just when her second innings had taken off

Sridevi died of accidental drowning in bathtub after having alcohol in Dubai (earlier it was reported she had died of cardiac arrest). She was in Dubai to attend nephew Mohit Marwah’s wedding. Her elder daughter Janhvi Kapoor did not accompany Sridevi in Dubai; she is currently shooting for her debut Hindi film Dhadak (remake of hit Marathi film Sairat).

Her untimely death has shocked her fans as well as her colleagues from Bollywood and the Indian film industry.

Sridevi with husband Boney Kapoor and daughters Jhanvi and Khushi

Popularly hailed as the first female superstar of Hindi cinema, the veteran actor was married to film producer Boney Kapoor with whom she had two daughters – Jhanvi and Khushi.

Sridevi was last seen in MOM, with Akshay Khanna & Nawazuddin. Sridevi had worked in films such as Mawaali (1983), Tohfa (1984), Mr India (1987) and Chandni (1989).

Blast From The Past: Cute baby Sridevi with Jayalalitha (actor and politician)
baby sridevi with jayalalithaa

Tamil movie Moondru Mudichu (1976), starring Kamal Haasan, was Sridevi’s first film as a leading heroine. She debuted in the industry as a child actress. Later, Sridevi and Kamal Haasan co-starred in Tamil films like 16 Vayathinile and Guru. Hindi film Sadma (1983), remake of Tamil Film Moondram Pirai, is considered to be one of the best films of Sridevi and Kamal Haasan’s career.

Aye Zindagi Gale Laga Le song from Sadma (Sridevi with Kamal Hassan)

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