Sridevi’s sudden death in February came as a devastating shock for her family, friends and millions of fans across the world. Though it has been almost a year since the actress died, the name still evokes powerful emotions in her family members. Boney and Janhvi Kapoor have spoken about the void in several of their interviews, and how they are struggling to come to terms with the loss.
Her brother-in-law Anil Kapoor, who was also her co-actor in several films, opened up about Sridevi, on a show recently. He revealed how he would touch her feet and he did so out of respect. Apparently Sridevi would be embarrassed by this and would tell him not to do so.
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Recalling Sridevi, Anil was quoted as saying: “As an artist I feel blessed to have worked with Sridevi ji and she had a huge contribution to my career. She was an actor with immeasurable talent who could fill the screen with her magic. We shouldn’t remember her with sadness and rather celebrate her brilliance as a performer with love, affection and joy.”
Sridevi died on February 24, after accidental drowning in a bathtub in her hotel suite in Dubai. A state funeral was held for her on February 28, and millions of fans attended it to bid goodbye to their Chandni.