- Feel proud that she's been recognised for the hard work: Boney Kapoor
- "She would have been happy being here," he added
- Sridevi won a National Film Award (posthumously) for her role in MOM
MOM, a revenge thriller, was Sridevi's her last and 300th film. "An artist always looks for an honourable honour and there cannot be a bigger honour than National Awards," Boney Kapoor told DD News.
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Sridevi died at the age of 54 in Dubai. She started her career as a child artiste when she was just 4 and worked in 300 films in her entire career. Boney Kapoor, who made many films with her added, "She's worked her for almost 50 years and done good 300 films and got many awards but this tops the list."
The 65th National Film Awards were handed out on Thursday evening by President Ram Nath Kovind, Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani and other government officials in New Delhi. Several winners skipped the ceremony as this time, President Kovind presented only 11 awards.