Actress Tamannaah Bhatia, who has worked in both the Hindi film industry and southern cinema, will be felicitated with Sridevi Award at the Zee Apsara Awards. The actress will be honoured for her contribution to cinema and as a deserving woman achiever here on Sunday, read a statement.

“Sridevi was someone I looked up to during my formative years in the industry. It is such a privilege to be presented an award named after her. I started out really young in the industry just like her and I understand that it takes decades to build a legacy,” said Tamannaah in a statement. ALSO READ: Tamannaah Bhatia: I am Excited To Perform At IPL Opening Day Ceremony, The Feeling Is Different

Tamannaah also played the lead role in the late actress’s 1983 ‘Himmatwala’ remake in 2013. On the professional front, the actress will next be seen in projects like ‘Kanne Kalai Maane’, ‘Naa Nuvve’, ‘Khamoshi’ and ‘Queen Once Again’, which is a remake of Bollywood film Kangana Ranaut starrer ‘Queen’. Watch this space for further updates.