Janhvi Kapoor’s Throwback Pic With Sridevi Will Melt Your Heart This Mother’s Day | Memories Forever
As Bollywood actors celebrated Mothers’ Day on Sunday posting pictures with their moms, Janhvi Kapoor, too, joined the bandwagon with a touching post – Janhvi Kapoor’s Throwback Pic With Sridevi which she shared a from her childhood featuring late actor Sridevi and herself.
Janhvi, who will make her Bollywood debut with Karan Johar’s Dhadak opposite Ishaan Khatter, shared the photo on Instagram.
Sridevi, who died earlier this year in Dubai hotel due to drowning, will receive a special salute for her contribution to cinema on May 16 at the ongoing Cannes Film Festival 2018. It will be part of an event, Titan Reginald F. Lewis Film Honours (a celebration of diversity and excellence in cinema), at Le Majestic Beach, Cannes Film Festival 2018.
Meanwhile, Sridevi will be honourned at the ongoing 71st Cannes Film Festival at Le Majestic Beach on 16 May. Producer Boney Kapoor will be attending the event with daughters — Janhvi Kapoor and Khushi Kapoor. “I’m happy that people from the world over are recognising her body of work and her contribution to cinema. Even though the overwhelming emptiness of losing her remains, it’s somewhat comforting to know that she lives on through her work,” Bollywood Hungama quotes Boney Kapoor.
Prior to this, Sridevi was felicitated with National Film Award in the category of best actress for her film MOM. Boney attended the event with his two daughters Jahnvi and Khushi to receive the Best Actress posthumous honour at the 65th National Film Awards ceremony.
When a Doordarshan anchor asked Boney to share his sentiments on Sridevi’s second National Film Award, he corrected her and said: “First let me correct you. This is her first National Film Award. It is a very proud moment for all us. At the same time, a sad moment. We wish she was here with us. She truly deserves it and she has been around for almost 50 years and done almost 300 films.”
“She has always given her best to all her films. Finally, unfortunately, after she has left, that she has been awarded this honour, ” Boney Kapoor added.