Yesterday evening, Nation bid goodbye to its first female superstar, Sridevi. Her untimely demise spread shock waves across the nation and has left a void in Bollywood.
Wrapped in tricolour, wearing a Red Kanjeevaram saree and South Indian Jewelry, Sri Ji was looking no less than a “New Bride”. The 54-year-old actor was cremated with state honours at Vile Parle Seva Samaj Crematorium and Hindu Cemetery.
Biggies From Bollywood came to pay her their last respects.
On this Heart breaking day, Amitabh bachchan who was Sri’s co-star in Blockbuster “Khuda Gawah” tweeted a farewell poem for the actress.
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“रहने को सदा देहर में आता नहीं कोई
तुम जैसे गये ऐसे भी जाता नहीं कोई”~ कैफ़ि आज़मी.
देहर – means .. the world .
Javed Akhtar narrated this sher to me at funeral of Sridevi .. said it was written at time of Guru Dutt demise ; but so appropriate for today ..
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) February 28, 2018
For almost 20 long years Sridevi was the highest paid female star in the Industry and was also called as “Lady Amitabh”.
Sridevi and Amitabh Bachchan worked together in Khuda Gawah, Inquilaab and Aakhree Raasta. Big B was also seen in a cameo in Sridevi’s 2012 film English Vinglish.Rajasthan Tourism App - Welcomes to the land of Sun, Sand and adventures