National Film Awards 2018

National Film Awards 2018

National Film Awards 2018

It was an emotional moment for Sridevi's husband, Boney Kapoor and her daughters, Janhvi Kapoor and Khushi Kapoor when her name was announced on the stage for felicitation.

Producer Boney Kapoor, who accepted the Best Actress award for Mom (2017) given posthumously to wife and actress Sridevi, downplayed the controversy surrounding the 65th National Awards held in Delhi yesterday.

"Sridevi would have been very happy today".

65th National awards were organized at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi on Thursday.

After a little digging up we found out that Sridevi had worn this very saree last at Tollywood superstar Ram Charan Teja's wedding. The honour was bestowed upon the her posthumously, and Sridevi's family was present at the award ceremony to receive the honour on the actress' behalf. This is the highest honour.

The Indian film industry lost an irreplaceable icon this year with the untimely death of icon Sridevi.

Filmmaker Boney Kapoor broke down in public while talking about legendary Sridevi ahead of the National Awards function. I can not even begin to imagine the pain of losing her mentor, best friend and mom all in one go.

She said in the message that people and the media should treat Sridevi's memory with love and respect, and talked about Sridevi's place in her life. She truly deserved this award.

The "Mom" star was accompanied by stepmother Kavita Daftary at the ceremony. "Janhvi Kapoor in her mom's personal sari for this emotional and precious (sic)". At the same time, a sad moment. "I want to thank the jury and the government of India for recognising the hard work my mother has done".

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