Legendary actress Sridevi breathed her last on February 24 in Dubai after accidental drowning leaving everyone in a state of shock. Now, veteran actress Neetu Kapoor has paid her tribute to Sridevi. She says that the the late Bollywood star Sridevi's hit film "Chandni", which also features actor Rishi Kapoor, will always hold a special place in her heart. "Reminiscing… When people said this movie brought back romance in their lives. (heart emojis) my all time-favourite 'Chandni'," Neetu wrote on Instagram while sharing a still from the 1989 film.
Meanwhile, Rishi Kapoor recently thanked Oscars 2018 for paying a musical tribute to Sridevi, Shashi Kapoor and Raj Kapoor.
“Oscars. Thank you for remembering Shashi Kapoor and Sridevi," the 65-year-old actor tweeted.
Oscars. Thank you for remembering Shashi Kapoor and Sridevi. Thrilled to see the name Raj Kapoor as the executive producer of the show. We are on the threshold of world cinema! pic.twitter.com/YMkqntZ4Xz— Rishi Kapoor (@chintskap) March 5, 2018
Rishi Kapoor was a close associate of Sridevi, having acted opposite her in films such "Chandni", "Nagina" and "Gurudev" among others.
Sridevi was known for her ability to slip into myriad roles, expressive eyes, sheer comic timing and her fluid dancing skills. Her death left everyone shocked and saddened.
The actor also said that Indians are taking the centrestage in international cinema and posted a video clip of the ceremony's closing credits which showed his father actor-filmmaker Raj Kapoor's namesake as a co-producer.
Sridevi began her career at the age of four in the devotional film "Thunaivan", and went on to work in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam and Hindi productions.
She took a break for her family for 15 years and made a comeback in 2012 with "English Vinglish". She was last seen on the big screen in "Mom" in 2017.