Sridevi wins Best Actress National Award posthumously

Sridevi wins Best Actress National Award posthumously

The late Sridevi was on Friday named the Best Actress posthumously for her role as a vengeful mother in the Hindi film “Mom”.   In the movie directed by Ravi Udyawar, Sridevi played a mother who sets out to avenge her step-daughter, essayed by Pakistani actress Sajal Ali.   Sridevi died in February in a […]

Sridevi, Shashi Kapoor to be honoured at NY Indian Fest

Sridevi, Shashi Kapoor to be honoured at NY Indian Fest

The Kapoor clan pose for a family photograph at Late actor Shashi Kapoor’s condolence meeting in Mumbai on Dec 7, 2017. (Photo: IANS)   Indian cinema icons Shashi Kapoor and Sridevi will be remembered at the New York Indian Film Festival.   The event will be held from May 7-12.   Shashi Kapoor, star of […]

Fans, friends pay last respects to Sridevi

Fans, friends pay last respects to Sridevi

Thousands of grieving fans gathered in Mumbai on Wednesday to pay respects to Sridevi, the iconic Bollywood actress who drowned accidentally in a Dubai hotel bathtub over the weekend. (AP)   Mumbai, February 28 (PTI) With flowers in their hands and a prayer for their screen idol on their lips, thousands of fans today joined […]

Sridevi’s body arrives in Mumbai, funeral scheduled for Wednesday afternoon

Sridevi’s body arrives in Mumbai, funeral scheduled for Wednesday afternoon

Mumbai, February 28 (IANS) Veteran actress Sridevi’s mortal remains arrived in Mumbai on Tuesday night, around 72 hours after her sudden and shocking demise in Dubai. Her funeral is scheduled for Wednesday afternoon.   Her body was taken to her residence in Green Acres, Lokhandwala, from the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in a convoy. Tight […]

Sridevi’s death: Dubai prosecutor closes case, body handed over

Sridevi’s death: Dubai prosecutor closes case, body handed over

Dubai, February 27 (IANS) Indian actress Sridevi Kapoor drowned in her bathtub after losing consciousness and the case had been closed after investigation, Dubai Prosecutor’s office said. The body was handed over to her bereaved family.   No foul play was apparently suspected by the investigators leading to closure of the case   A tweet […]

Sridevi died from accidental drowning: Report

Sridevi died from accidental drowning: Report

Dubai, February 26 (IANS) In a shocking new twist to her sudden end, it has been revealed that Indian actress Sridevi died due to ‘accidental drowning’ in her hotel here before her surprise dinner date with husband and film producer Boney Kapoor. The revelation has led to delay in repatriation of her body back home […]

Sridevi’s last moments in Dubai hotel room revealed

Sridevi’s last moments in Dubai hotel room revealed

Dubai, February 26 (IANS) Veteran actress Sridevi, 54, was getting ready at a hotel room in Dubai for a dinner date with her producer-husband Boney Kapoor before she suffered a cardiac arrest which led to her sudden demise, a media report said on Monday.   Boney flew back from Mumbai and went to her room […]

Sridevi was one of a kind (Tribute)

Sridevi was one of a kind (Tribute)

By Subhash K. Jha IANS | Feburary 25 We all say good things about the dead. But Sridevi was truly special. Her mere presence could light up the screen like no other actress. Sridevi started her career as a child actor when she was all of four.   “I knew nothing about acting at that […]

Sridevi: 50 years of living the cinematic dream

Sridevi: 50 years of living the cinematic dream

By Radhika Bhirani IANS | February 25 “Arre, maine kuch achieve nahi kiya (I havent achieved anything)… Theres a long way to go. I feel my career has just started. Haan… let me tell you that,” said Sridevi, laughing.   Sridevi’s lilting laughter — much like her screen presence, beauty, grace and unmatchable talent — […]

India stunned by Sridevi’s death

India stunned by Sridevi’s death

Mumbai, February 25 (IANS) Veteran actress Sridevi, 54, passed away in Dubai, plunging the entire country into a pall of gloom as her fans and admirers expressed shock and disbelief.   The actress breathed her last on Saturday night at around 11 p.m. She was rushed to the nearby Rashid Hospital but pronounced dead on […]

Tributes pour in as Bollywood actor Sridevi passes away at 54

Tributes pour in as Bollywood actor Sridevi passes away at 54

Actress Sridevi Kapoor arrives for the gala presentation of “English Vinglish” at the 37th Toronto International Film Festival, September 14, 2012. REUTERS/Mark Blinch/File Photo   Mumbai, February 25 (PTI): The sudden death of Sridevi has sent shockwaves throughout the Indian film industry with many Bollywood celebrities, such as Amitabh Bachchan, Rishi Kapoor, Kamal Haasan and […]