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Sridevi's Birth Anniversary: Not a minute goes by when we don’t miss her, says Boney Kapoor

August 13 marks the birth anniversary of veteran actress Sridevi after her sudden demise in February this year.

Written by: India TV Entertainment Desk, New Delhi [ Updated: August 13, 2018 13:30 IST ]

Remembering Sridevi on her birth anniversary

The untimely demise of veteran actress Sridevi left a void in the film industry and in the lives of her family members which cannot be filled. The actress passed away after accidentally drowning in a bathtub at a Dubai hotel on February 24. During that period, her elder daughter Janhvi Kapoor was shooting for her debut movie Dhadak, which was Sridevi's dream.

 August 13 marks the birth anniversary of the veteran actress after her death and in order to honour her contribution to Indian cinema, Bollywood Art Project is creating an 18x18 feet tall mural in Bandra, Mumbai. The artistes are planning to complete it before her birthday but rain may play a spoilsport.

Husband Boney Kapoor spoke to Pinkvilla on the eve of her birth anniversary and expressed gratitude. He said, ''There are heroes and then there are legends, heroes get remembered but legends never die. Sri lives with us every day… not a minute goes by when we don’t miss her''.

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Sridevi's mural

Earlier, on their 22nd anniversary, the film Producer shared a compilation of short clips featuring Sridevi and wrote, ''Today would have been our 22nd wedding anniversary. Jaan... My wife, my soulmate, the epitome of love, grace, warmth and laughter lives within me forever...” 

On her mother's birthday, Jahnvi Kapoor dug up into her family album and shared a beautiful picture on social media. Read full story: Janhvi Kapoor remembers mother Sridevi on her birth anniversary with this throwback picture

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Films Division of India to pay a special tribute Sridevi in Delhi

On a related note, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting will showcase Sridevi's films in order to mark her birth anniversary. Movies like Mom, Lamhe, Mr India, Chandni, English Vinglish and Sadma will be shown on August 13 and 14 at Film Division Auditorium, New Delhi. The  Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Government of India have decided to host a two-day screening of iconic films of Sridevi. They have called this tribute as 'Retrospective of Films of National Award Winner and Padma Shri Sridevi'. They will be showing movies namely Mom, Lamhe, Mr India, English Vinglish, Sadma and Chandni as a remembrance of Sridevi. It will be held on August 13 and August 14, 2018.

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