This year at the National Film Awards, Boney Kapoor, Janhvi Kapoor and Khushi Kapoor had received the award in Delhi. Sridevi was presented with the Best Actress Award for the film Mom.
Sridevi's demise has left in shock. Her fans and well-wishers are in utter disbelief about her tragic demise. Sridevi passed away on February 24, 2018, in Dubai after accidentally drowning in her hotel bathtub.
“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,” said Boney Kapoor and daughters.
Janhvi said, “ I think both of us would like to thank the jury for recognizing the hard work, perseverance and dedication that my mother has put into this role. It was very special to her and we are very happy that she is being appreciated for it."
She also thanked the Government of India.