- Sridevi won the Best Actress National award posthumously
- "Sridevi would have been very happy," Boney Kapoor told reporters
- Khushi and Boney Kapoor also accompanied Janhvi
The very pretty @janhvikapoor as she goes to Receive Sridevi Ma'am's Much Deserved National Award for her fabulous performance in Mom' ... An Actress and a human being and the friend that we all miss every day of our life's ... #jhanvikapoor in her Mom s personel Saree for this emotional and precious moment .., #kushikapoor #boneykapoor #manishmalhotraworld @mmalhotraworld
Khushi wore a lehenga draped like a saree while Boney Kapoor was formally dressed. Here are photos of the trio at the venue:
A day before the ceremony, Sridevi's husband told DD News during the rehearsal: "Sridevi would have been very happy today. We miss her, it is a very proud moment at the same time. She would have been happy, very happy being here. We feel elated, proud that she's been recognised for the hard work she's put in in this film." You can watch the video here.
Janhvi Kapoor is gearing up for her Bollywood debut in the Karan Johar-produced Dhadak. She stars opposite Ishaan Khatter (Beyond The Clouds in the film directed by Shashank Khaitan.
The 65th National Awards were held in Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi on May 3. Apart from Sridevi, Vinod Khanna also won the Dadasaheb Phalke Award posthumously. His award was collected by his actor son Akshaye Khanna and wife Kavita.