Chiranjeevi, Mohan Babu, Nagarjuna, Jayaprada, Raghavendra Rao, RGV, Suresh Babu and Allu Aravind are likely to attend the event.

Veteran Tollywood personalities to hold condolence meet for Sridevi in HyderabadImage: PTI
Flix Sridevi Saturday, March 03, 2018 - 15:11

A condolence meeting for late actress Sridevi is being organised here on Sunday by film producer and politician T. Subbarami Reddy.

The meet will take place at Park Hyatt Hotel here on Sunday evening in memory of the actress, who featured in two of Reddy's co-productions Chandni and Lamhe, a statement said.

Well-known filmmakers and actors like Chiranjeevi, Mohan Babu, Nagarjuna, Jayaprada, K Raghavendra Rao, Ram Gopal Varma, Suresh Babu and Allu Aravind are likely to mark their attendance.

Sridevi died last week in Dubai due to accidental drowning at a hotel bathtub. Her mortal remains were cremated in Mumbai on Wednesday after several fans and film fraternity paid their last respects. She was 54.

Several Lakh people joined film stars and celebrities to bid adieu to the first lady superstar of India, who was cremated in Mumbai with state honours amid outpouring of grief by her fans. 

In a career that lasted 50 years, Sridevi acted in 300 films in various languages including Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam and Hindi. Some of her iconic films include Sadma, Nagina, Mr India, Khuda Gawah, Jagadeka Veerudu Athiloka Sundari, Kshana Kshanam and Govinda Govinda.

The actress lived with her husband film producer Boney Kapoor and their two daughters Janhvi and Khushi.

In a media statement, Kapoor, Marwah and her Ayyaapan family appreciated the support and love they received from her many colleagues and innumerable fans, her caring friends and loving family from across the country and the world.

Remembering Sridevi's undeniable talent, unmatched beauty and her legendary ability to connect with the audience, they said: "This outpouring of love is the memory that we would like Khushi and Janhvi to have of their mother, a woman who was loved unquestionably by everyone."

"To the members of the media, we ask that you respect the privacy of the family and allow us the space to grieve. Sri lived her life with dignity and we implore that you give her the same respect," they added.

 

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