New Delhi, May 4: Janhvi Kapoor attended the 65th National Film Awards ceremony in New Delhi on Thursday along with her dad Boney Kapoor and younger sister Khushi Kapoor to collect her late mother Sridevi's Best Actress award.
Janhvi made the moment highly emotional as she was seen donning the same pink and white kanjeevaram saree which was Sridevi's personal saree. Late Sridevi worn the saree at actor Ram Charan's wedding.
Earlier, designer Manish Malhotra had shared the update about Janhvi and Khushi's outfit for the precious ceremony on his Instagram account.
Sridevi, who died at the age of 54 in Dubai on February 24, won the award for her portrayal of a revenge-seeking mother in Hindi film "Mom".
"I wish she was here. She truly deserved this award. It s so unfortunate that she is not here with us today to celebrate. I am grateful to the government of India, the I&B Ministry and the jury. It is a proud moment for all of us but sadly she is not here," Boney told reporters ahead of the ceremony.
Janhvi said, "I want to thank the jury and the government of India for recognising the hardwork my mother has done. It is very special for us as a family." Sridevi and her "Chandni" co-star Vinod Khanna were recognised posthumously at the National Film Awards this year.
Khanna was named this year's Dadasaheb Phalke award winner. The award was received by son Akshaye Khanna.