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Sridevi's husband and producer Boney Kapoor along with daughter Jhanvi and Khushi were in Delhi to receive her posthumous first National Film Award.
Jahnvi who looked a xerox copy of her mother Sridevi wore her mother's sari for the occasion, revealed designer and close family friend Manish Malhotra. While her younger sister Khushi chose a southern style lehenga for this prestigious ceremony.
When a Doordarshan anchor asked Boney to share his sentiments on Sridevi's second National Film Award, he corrected her and said, "First let me correct you. This is her first National Film Award. It is a very proud moment for all us.
"At the same time, a sad moment. We wish she was here with us. She truly deserves it and she has been around for almost 50 years and done almost 300 films.
"She has always given her best to all her films. Finally, unfortunately, after she has left, that she has been awarded this honour."
Sridevi's powerful role as the vengeful mother in the Hindi film Mom fetched her the honour.
In the movie, directed by Ravi Udyawar, Sridevi, whose sudden death in February this year shocked everyone, played a mother who sets out to avenge her step-daughter, essayed by Pakistani actress Sajal Ali.
Boney expressed his gratitude towards the Indian government, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting and the jury, which was led by Sridevi's Mr. India director Shekhar Kapur.
"It is a very proud moment for all of us but sadly she is not around for this proud moment," he added.
Asked what advice he would like to give to all the young fans who want to be like Sridevi, Boney got his daughters -- who looked simple and elegant in ethnic wear -- forward and said: "Like my daughters, there are many more young ladies who aspire to be like my late wife Sridevi.
"I would only ask them to be as dedicated as focused as sincere, as hardworking as her."
Boney also said Sridevi will be alive forever through her work.
"The world is watching all what she did, all what she achieved... Thanks to television and the digital era, she will continue entertaining people forever... As long as entertainment industry exists, as long as media exists, she will continue to entertain everybody."
Here are the other awardees:
AR Rahman while receiving award from President Ram Nath Kovind.
Late actor Vinod Khanna's family while receiving award from President Ram Nath Kovind.
Divya Dutta looks resplendent in pink while receiving the National Award from textile minister Smriti Irani.
Images: Yogen Shah
With inputs from IANS
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