A month after the National Film Awards jury named late actress Sridevi as as best actress for her role in the 2017 film Mom.
Sridevi’s daughter Janhvi Kapoor wore a Manish Malhotra saree from her mother’s personal collection to the 65th National Award ceremony, where she received her late mother’s Best Actress award.
Designer Manish Malhotra took to social media to reveal that Janhvi chose her mom’s saree for the award ceremony.
He wrote, “The very pretty @janhvikapoor as she goes to Receive Sridevi Mam’s Much Deserved National Award for her fabulous performance in Mom. Actress and a human being and the friend that we all miss every day of our lives … #jhanvikapoor in her mom’s personel saree for this emotional and precious moment.”
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.
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