In Oscars 2018, Sridevi and Shashi Kapoor were honored in its In Memorium section today.
Both the Indian actors passed away in 2017-2018. The actors have left a legacy that will live on forever.
Sridevi was India’s first female superstar, who left an indelible mark in people’s hearts world over while Shashi Kapoor featured in many films globally and will be remembered for his contribution to the world of cinema.
FYI…Shashi Kapoor passed away at the age of 79 in December 2017 while Sridevi, aged 54, died in Dubai on 24 February, 2018.
The Oscars’ In Memoriam section pays homage to artistes who have passed away in current year. The 90th Academy Awards was hosted by host Jimmy Kimmel and was held at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood, Los Angeles.
Various Bollywood celebs took to Instagram to share this news:
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
— Varun Dhawan (@Varun_dvn) March 5, 2018
Teary eyed to see #Sridevi being featured in the Oscars IN MEMORIUM.. ♥️
— Farah Khan (@TheFarahKhan) March 5, 2018
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The Oscars paid tribute to our beloved Sridevi…#YourLegacyLivesOn
— vidya balan (@vidya_balan) March 5, 2018