Chennai, Mar 11 (PTI) Rich tributes were today paid to Indian cinema icon Sridevi here by a host of stars of Kollywood, from where she took the baby steps to a glittering career. Also Read - Yuzvendra Chahal-Dhanashree Verma Give Major Couple Goals During Honeymoon in Dubai | PICS
A prayer meet was held at a city hotel for Sridevi, who passed away in Dubai on February 24, in which her husband Boney Kapoor, daughters Jhanvi and Khushi were among those who attended. The event was out of bounds for the media. Also Read - Krishna Shroff Looks Too-Gorgeous-For-Words in Her Latest Photoshoot, Wears a Little Black Dress With Feather Detailing - View Pics
Earlier, leading actors paid their homage to Sridevi at a meet held in the office of the of South Indian Artistes’ Association (SIAA), popularly known as ‘Nadigar Sangam’, here. Also Read - Indian Expat Wins Over USD 3 Million in Raffle Draw in Abu Dhabi
Several prominent Tamil film stars, including Sivakumar, actor-director K Bhagyaraj, “Kutti” Padmini and Sripriya, who had long association with her, paid floral tributes to a photograph of Sridevi kept at the office SIAA office.
SIAA President and actor Nasser led the fellow artistes in paying tributes to Sridevi, who died aged 54.
Actor-Director Manobala also a member of SIAA, tweeted and shared a photograph of the SIAA members paying their tributes to Sridevi.
Actor Ajith, his wife and actress Shalini, director Priyadarshan and actress Meena visited the residence of Sridevi here and conveyed their condolences.
Sridevi, Indian cinema’s first woman superstar, had an illustrious career spanning over four decades after making her debut as a child artist in Tamil film “Thunaivan” in 1969.
After making her mark in the South Indian films, she entered the Bollywood.
Sridevi’s body was cremated on February 28 in Mumbai. The ashes were immersed in Rameswaram sea last week.
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