Janhvi Kapoor looks at a wax model of her mother Sridevi. File
Gulf Today Report
Former Bollywood actor Sridevi is being remembered on her second death anniversary. The death of Sridevi in Dubai on the night of 28 February, 2018 continues to haunt her legions of fans two years later.
Tweeple are sharing their fond memories of the actor and echoing their sentiment.
Sridevi, Bollywood’s first female actress died aged 54 on this day in 2018, after drowning in a bathtub in a Dubai hotel leaving the film industry, her family and millions of fans in a state of shock.
The "Chandni" star was in Dubai for a family wedding.
Janhvi on Monday took to Instagram, where she shared a black and white photograph of herself along with Sridevi. In the image, Sridevi is seen giving a hug to Janhvi, who is lying down on a sofa. The two can be seen smiling towards the camera.
"Miss you every day," Janhvi captioned the image, which currently has over 5,48,206 likes.
The hash tags #SrideviLivesForever and #Sridevi have flooded various social media platforms.
A user wrote, "There is no goodbye! As long as there is a cinema! Remembering the glorious lady #Sridevi Garu on her death anniversary."
Another wrote, "Indian Film Industry's stellar performer who has given us timeless Classics #Sridevi Ji, you are alive in our hearts."
A post read, "On her 2nd Death Anniversary, remembering late actress #Sridevi this day, which is still unfathomable to accept the loss of the Lady SuperStar."
"No one will never Born with Such Talent," a user remarked.
She began her career at the age of four in the devotional film "Thunaivan". She worked across Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam and Hindi movies. She was honoured with Padma Shri for her contribution to art and cinema.
For her great contribution to the country's art and cinema, she was honoured with the National Award and Padma Shri.
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