Bollywood continues to mourn the loss of one of its most appreciated actors and the first female superstar Sridevi. Indian cinema will also be grateful to the actress for her immense contribution to the field. And now celebrating her body work, the Cannes Film Festival held in Europe decided to honour the late actress for the same.
The Cannes Film Festival at the French Riviera presented the late Sridevi with the prestigious TITAN Reginald F Lewis Film Icon Award. The award specifically celebrates women who have made a multi-cultural impact on the world entertainment industry. Receiving the award was Bollywood’s 90s showman Subhash Ghai and producer Namrata Goyal. Sridevi’s family wasn’t a part of the festival, hence, the duo from the Bollywood industry decided to receive the honour in their absence.
According to media reports, Subhash Ghai, after receiving the award, spoke about his experience of working with the actress, describing it as impeccable to the western audience. On the other hand, Boney Kapoor too reportedly expressed his happiness over this honour.
Sridevi died in February due to accidental drowning at a Dubai hotel. The actress went on to receive the National Award this year for her last film Mom that released in 2017.
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