At Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi today, the 65th National Film Award will be held where many celebrities will receive the prestigious award for their contributions. Among them, late Sridevi is the one who will be honoured.
Janhvi Kapoor, Khushi Kapoor along with Boney Kapoor is in the capital to receive the award for Sridevi. However, yesterday they are seen being a part of the mock session.
Sridevi will be awarded as Best Actor Award for her performance in the film MOM.
Earlier, the beloved family of lat Sridevi issued a joint statement by expressing their thanks to the special jury. The statement read as:
"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.
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.
Janhvi, Khushi & Boney Kapoor"
However, while talking to the leading daily Boney Kapoor said, "Today, we, as a family, do not know whether we should celebrate or not. We don't know if we should feel elated, laugh with joy, or cry while remembering her. The National Award has come posthumously, but it's something we cherish while remembering her for the artiste that she was. She was a perfectionist, and that was evident in all the 300-plus films she did. It's time to celebrate her achievements. Her legacy will always live on."
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