To the world, Sridevi was their Chandni, to me, she was my love, my friend: writes Boney Kapoor


Veteran filmmaker and husband of late superstar Sridevi, Boney Kapoor performed the last rites of his beloved wife on Wednesday afternoon. As we all bid farewell to the gorgeous actress and the mother of his two daughters, Boney Kapoor took the time out and shared his feelings with Sri's fans, who will miss her immeasurably. 

Sridevi passed away on February 24, 2018 in Dubai

After returning from the crematorium, Boney Kapoor shared an emotional note from her Twitter account. In the note, he poured out his heart as he mentioned how the Chandni actor was the axis of his family. “To the world, she was their Chandni, the actor par excellence, their Sridevi, but to me, she was my love, my friend, mother to our girls, my partner. To our daughters, she was their everything, their life. She was the axis around which our family ran,” wrote Boney.

Thanking his family, friends, colleagues and fans of the first female superstar of India, Boney wrote, “I would like to express my sincere gratitude to my family, friends, colleagues, well-wishers and all of you countless fans of my Sridevi who have stood by us like rocks. I am blessed to have the support and love of Arjun and Anshula, who have been such pillar of strengths for myself, Khushi and Janhvi. Together as a family, we have tried to face this unbearable loss.”

Amidst all this, Arjun Kapoor and Anshula stood by their father Boney Kapoor. Arjun has stopped the shoot for his upcoming movie Namastey England in Ludhiana to be with his family. 

Also, the Kapoor family has issued a joint statement which was shared by Sonam Kapoor and Anil Kapoor on their social accounts. 

SriDevi's condolence meet was held at the Celebration Sports Club and was attended by fans and colleagues from all around the world. Rekha, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Madhuri Dixit-Nene, Akshaye Khanna, Farah Khan, Vidya Balan, Sushmita Sen, Shabana Azmi, Javed Akhtar, Madhur Bhandarkar, Deepika Padukone and others were in attendance.

The late actor was given a state funeral and her body was wrapped in tricolour. There was also a gun salute before the cremation.

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