After delivering some impeccable performances in her more than five-decades-long career, late legendary actor Sridevi has been honored with the prestigious National Films Award in the Best Actress category for her performance in her last release Mom.
The big win of the actor at the 65th National Film Awards has elated her husband Boney Kapoor and two daughters Janhvi and Khushi with honour. The family released an official statement that read, "We are overjoyed to know that the Jury has conferred the Best Actor Award to Sridevi for her performance in MOM. It’s a very special moment for all of us. She was always a perfectionist and it showed in all the 300 plus films she did. She was not just a Super Actor but a Super Wife and a Super Mom.Its time to celebrate her life and her achievements. She is not with us today but her legacy will always live on.”
While expressing gratitude toward government, the statement reads, “We thank the Government of India, the Hon’ble Jury Members for this honor. We also take this opportunity to thank all our friends, her fans who have been sending us congratulatory messages. Thank you, Janhvi, Khushi & Boney Kapoor.”
The Veteran actress Sridevi passed away in February when she was away from her family in Dubai. The death of the 54-year-old actor, who began her Bollywood career as a child artist, came as a shock for her fans.