Sridevi won best actress award in Indian International Film Awards held in Bangkok. She was awarded for th movie MOM. Her husband Boney Kapoor collected the late star’s Best Actress prize. She has played the role of a mother taking revenge for her daughter’s rape. She got national award for the same film this year. “She was the queen of grace and worthy of every praise. There’s no doubt the award for performance in a leading role female posthumously goes to late Sridevi,” read a post tweeted by IIFA’s Twitter account. Actress Kriti Sanon gave away Sridevi’s Best Actress trophy to Boney Kapoor.
Sri devi died after drowning in her hotel in Dubai in February. She was 54. MOM was her last film as a lead actress. She had shot for a cameo in Shah Rukh Khan’s Zero, which is slated to release in December. Sridevi started her career as a child artiste when she was just 4 and worked in 300 films. Her daughter Janhvi is awaiting the release of her debut film Dhadak. She also has a younger daughter Khushi.
Meanwhile, Irrfan Khan won the prize for Best Actor in a leading role for Hindi Medium, in which he played the role of a father, who tries hard to get his daughter enrolled in a prestigious school. Hindi Medium was a satire on the present education system. Irrfan Khan is battling neuroendocrine tumour and is currently in London.
Vidya Balan’s Tumhari Sulu won Best Film while Hindi Medium director Saket Chaudhary was given Best Director award.