Sridevi Funeral update: Bollywood is standing together as a unit after the tragic demise of veteran actress Sridevi. While everybody is still trying to believe and adjust to her death; Shabana Azmi has cancelled her Holi Party.
Social Media is brimming with obituaries for Sridevi across the globe, especially from the members of industry. Special messages and photos are floating around, expressing both shock and sorrow. The 54, year actress died of cardiac actress in Dubai.
The funeral was likely to take place today, although there was yet no word from the family on this. Moreover their has been a delay in last rites as the Dubai Police has not yet released the body.
Shabana Azmi cancels her Holi party
Amidst the shock wave, Shabana Azmi took to her twitter to announced the cancellation of her Holi Party.
Our Holi party at Janki Kurir stands cancelled on 2nd March in the wake of Sridevis passing away.
— Azmi Shabana (@AzmiShabana) February 26, 2018
Shabana Azmi and Javed Akhtar have continued the tradition of Holi Party from quite some time. The Party mostly has selected bunch of friends and family from the film fraternity.
Indeed this is a sweet gesture from the veteran actor and writer husband. One of the patent guest of this holi party Farhan Akhtar, shared a very moving message for Sridevi on his social media. The Rock On actor has not shared screen space her, but did work with her in the background.
My first job in 1990 was on ‘Lamhe’ and this song ‘Megha re Megha’ was the very first time I saw this legendary actor create her incredible magic on screen. From Sadma to Chalbaaz, from Mr.India to Chandni, it was impossible to take your eyes off her when she appeared on screen. A true star. A gifted actor. A woman with tremendous dignity. Gone too soon. RIP Sridevi. Sad sad day.
The Lamhe actress has been working from age of 4, in South Indian films. She debuted in bollywood as a child artist in Julie, and Solva Sawan, as a Heroine.
The Jeetendra-starrer “Himmatwala,” brought her into the limelight and she has never looked back. Her most notable films include – Mawaali, Sadma, Chandni, Ladla, Tohfa, ChaalBaaz, Nagina, Lamhe, Mr India, Gumrah, English Vinglish, Mom. The versatile actress was also known as the first female superstar of bollywood as she received both commercial and critical acclaim.
The Actor was well loved by all her co-stars. Not just Bollywood but South Indian celebrities like Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan, Chiranjeevi, Nagarjuna, Venkatesh and many more will attend the last rites today in Mumbai.
All we could say is, it is definitely not a nice feeling to write ‘was,’ after her name. RIP Sridevi, you will live long in memories of your fraternity members and your fans.