Megastar Sridevi, who died two weekends ago in Dubai, had reportedly signed a film with Karan Johar
. Mumbai Mirror
reports that the film was scheduled to go on floors from April. Karan Johar is producing Sridevi's elder daughter Janhvi's debut Bollywood film Dhadak
. "Karan revealed that Sridevi was elated when he proposed to launch her daughter Janhvi in Dhadak
. Exactly a week later, he went to her residence again to ask if she can be a part of another Dharma film that he had conceptualised. Sridevi had loved the idea of the movie and they were supposed to begin shooting in April. However, life struck with its uncertainty and Sridevi was taken away before Karan had a chance to work with her for the first time," source from TV show India's Next Superstars
, which Karan Johar judges, told Mumbai Mirror
Sridevi died at the age of 54. A post-mortem revealed that the iconic actress had accidentally drowned in her hotel bathtub. She was in UAE to attend nephew Mohit Marwah's wedding, along with the other members of her family. Only Janhvi, who turned 21 today
, had skipped the wedding festivities due to work commitments. Karan Johar had also attended Mohit's wedding.
, also starring Ishaan Khatter, is backed by Karan Johar's Dharma Production. Sridevi had never worked with him previously. Dhadak
is directed by Shashank Khaitan and releases this July.
Sridevi was cremated with state honours last Wednesday in Mumbai. Over the weekend, her husband Boney Kapoor, daughters Janhvi and Khushi went to Rameshwaram to immerse her ashes. Sridevi was last seen in MOM
. Sridevi's last appearance (posthumous) would be in Shah Rukh Khan's forthcoming film Zero