Bollywood lost it’s Chandni on February 24, 2018. The entire nation was shocked with the untimely death of their beloved icon, Sridevi and joined the Kapoor family in mourning
As condolences continue to pour in for the late veteran star, Malayalam actress Priya Prakash Varrier expressed her grief over the tragic passing away of the actor through notes of music. She paid a musical tribute to Sridevi by singing Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna from the Shah Rukh Khan starrer film.
Priya shared the video on Twitter and captioned it, ‘’History never really says goodbye. History says, ‘See you later’.’’
History never really says goodbye. History says, ‘See you later. pic.twitter.com/uGnRF0y77m
— Priya Prakash Varrier (@priyapvarrier) February 27, 2018
A self-confessed Sridevi fan, Varrier, had earlier expressed her shock and sadness over the untimely demise of the veteran actress. She had written, ‘’Heartbroken & shocked to hear that my all time favourite #Sridevi is no more. She will always live in our hearts forever . May god give peace to her soul & strength to the family #RIP.’’
Varrier found overnight fame after the video of her song in the film found its way to social media and went viral. The actor from Thissur, Kerala, has several fan clubs dedicated to her.
Meanwhile, Bollywood celebrities like Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Deepika Padukone, Kajol, Ajay Devgn paid their last respects to the veteran actor. Even southern bigwigs like Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan, Chiranjeevi met the bereaved family in Mumbai.
The Kapoor family today released a statement that read, “Let us all who loved Sri, envelope her two little ones, her life, as she often called them, with as much or more love than we gave Sri so that they can live their lives ahead with a little less ache in their hearts. Let us help them remember their mother fondly, with that beloved twinkle in her eyes, and help them build a life and be what Sri had dreamt for them.To the members of the media, we ask that you respect the privacy of the family and allow us the space to grieve. Sri lived her life with dignity and we implore, that you give her the same respect.”
Sridevi passed away at 54 on Saturday night in Dubai. The cause of her death was initially reported to be a sudden cardiac arrest; however, recent forensic reports have suggested that Sridevi died of ‘accidental drowning’.